Women’s Resource Centre website hacked by Islamic terrorism supporters

Women’s Resource Centre website hacked by Islamic terrorism supporters

30 Jan 2015 | Alice Sharman

The website of the Women’s Resource Centre has been hacked by a pro-Isis group and its homepage replaced with the message “I love isis and Jihad”.


Women’s Resource Centre website hacked by Islamic terrorism supporters

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Society Diary: Disappearing diplodoci, iffy assertions about anorexia, and investigations which aren't

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

William Shawcross, chair, Charity Commission (image credit: Fergus Burnett)

Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office, has reappointed William Shawcross as chair of Charity Commission for a second three-year term.

Commission shows ‘real improvement’ but many concerns remain, says Public Accounts Committee

The Charity Commission has been praised by Margaret Hodge, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, for a “real improvement” over the last year.

United Response's Easy News publication won a Charity Award 2014

Diane Lightfoot reflects on what winning a Charity Award meant to United Response. 

I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?

» NPC: 'It's time to consider the role of religious charities'

Kate Mavor appointed chief executive of English Heritage

The chief executive of the National Trust for Scotland, Kate Mavor, has been appointed as the head of the charitable arm of English Heritage.

Commission to investigate charitable school over private benefit from leisure centre and dating agency

The Charity Commission is set to open a statutory inquiry into Durand Education Trust, a charity connected to a London academy school, whose head teacher has received almost £400,000 per year since it opened in 2012.

Lord Hodgson

The government has appointed Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to conduct a review into how the Lobbying Act is being put into practice.

Charity Commission Northern Ireland

The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is appealing for the public to take part in a consultation on its new draft equality guidance.

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