Justice and Peace
Welcome to the Justice and Peace Section! This is where we engage with the world's poverty, the world's oppression, the world's injustice.
Justice and Peace Group
Why not join our ecumenical group? We seek to inform ourselves and keep up to date. We seek to promote wide awareness of the issues.
We are very keen on Fair Trade. It is an idea whose time has come, and it is motoring. Always check to see if what you buy in the shops has been fairly traded, and if it hasn't been, see if there's an alternative that has.
Trace the Tax
Some of the multinational trading companies are getting away without paying their fair share of taxes. They are able to arrange matters so that they declare very little profit in countries with conventional taxation arrangements. They are able, by a variety of devices, to hide their profits in tax havens, thanks to the secrecy that surrounds the operations of those havens. Join us in campaigning for proper and upright taxation arrangements, so that all countries, including those of the developing world, can receive their proper due.
Global Financial Integrity http://www.gfintegrity.org/
Tax Justice Network http://www.taxjustice.net/
Refugees and Sanctuary Seekers
Do you ever wonder what the real facts are? Are we being overwhelmed by hordes of people with bogus claims of torture and threat? Or is there a real issue there that a civilised society should address, and that more responsible journalism present differently?
Are those who seek sanctuary within our shores living a life of luxury and enjoying preference over people of the host community? Let's get at the real facts and see if we can help in any way. http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/
Further useful links:-
Christian Aid http://www.christianaid.org.uk/
Church Action on Poverty http://www.church-poverty.org.uk/
Tear Fund http://www.tearfund.org/
National Justice and Peace:- http://www.justice-and-peace.org.uk/
Food for thought:- http://www.togetherforthecommongood.co.uk/
Climate Change:- http://www.theclimatecoalition.org/