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Israeli Apartheid Week events held in the UK, as Israel intensifies its colonisation

28 February 2017 - 12:30am

This week universities across the UK will hold educational, cultural, and campaigning events under the banner of Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW). The events, part of an annual international series, seek to raise awareness about Israel’s military occupation, apartheid policies and decades long settler-colonial project.

IAW builds support for the growing Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which seeks to end government and corporate complicity in Israel’s violations of Palestinian rights and international law.

Operation Hedgehog - free training for you!

27 February 2017 - 5:15pm

War on Want and Talk Socialism have teamed up to bring you Operation Hedgehog, and we want you to join us on this journey!

 

Operation Hedgehog is a free ‘train the trainers’ programme. We will train you to deliver fun, interactive workshops which will help people in your community win arguments over the economy, progressive policies and a fair future. Or in other words, we’ll work on countering the ‘common sense’ economic arguments we hear in the pub while avoiding boring people stiff!

#1DayWithoutUs: War on Want says ‘stand with migrant workers’

20 February 2017 - 8:15am

Today many migrant workers across the UK face racism, abuse and exploitation fuelled by years of hostile policies and anti-migrant rhetoric. We must fight for the rights of migrants, celebrate migrants’ crucial contribution to society and stand with migrant workers.

Event: Defend Migrants Stop Trump Demonstration

17 February 2017 - 2:00pm

  • EVENT DATE:  Monday 20 February 2017 – 5pm 
  • Location: Parliament Square.  London, SW1A 2 London, United Kingdom

Event: Fast Food Rights says Migrants welcome: £10 an hour for all!

17 February 2017 - 11:30am

  • EVENT DATE:  Monday 20 February 2017 – 8am
  • Location: Main Concourse, Kings Cross Station, London 

War on Want is supporting  this demonstration called by The Bakers' Union FastFoodRights campaign and the RMT. 

Please do come and #StandWithMigrantworkers

Fast Food Rights says Migrants welcome: £10 an hour for all!

  • What: Demonstration
  • When: 8am Monday 20 February 2017 
  • Where: Main Concourse, Kings Cross Station, London 

War on Want events for Annual Israeli Apartheid Week 2017

16 February 2017 - 7:00pm

Our two events for Israeli Apartheid Week this year bring together veteran activists from the anti-apartheid struggle, Black Lives Matter and Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) in dialogue.

Stand With Migrant Workers on 20 February 2017 - #1DayWithoutUs

16 February 2017 - 10:45am

On Monday 20 February, groups across the UK are coming together to take part in One Day Without Us: a day of action to

  • Stand up for the rights of migrants
  • Celebrate the crucial contribution of migrants to our communities
  • Take a stand against the politics of hate and division

War on Want protest over garment worker crackdown in Bangladesh

16 February 2017 - 10:00am

War on Want will be protesting outside the Bangladesh High Commission in London today (Thursday 16 February). As long as garment workers are denied the fundamental right to organise in factories, the risk of another Rana Plaza disaster remains a very real possibility

CETA trade deal approved but 'future far from certain'

15 February 2017 - 11:00am

The EU-Canada trade deal has been passed by the European Parliament today but its future remains far from certain due to legal hurdles it still faces and entrenched opposition in countries which are yet to vote on the deal.

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