War on Want takes on The Big Questions on BBC One

9 April 2017 - 11:45am
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The UK government should work to uphold international law and human rights by putting human rights, workers' rights and environmental protections at the core of its trade policy. Learn more: Key principles for trade justice.

Watch War on Want's Ryvka Barnard on BBC One's The Big Questions http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08mfdgs(full programme)

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