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War on Want supporting farmers in the global food crisis

6 May 2008 - 3:11pm

As rising global food prices have made headlines in recent weeks, War on Want interviewed Dr. Lionel Weerakoon from the Movement for National Land and Agricultural Reform (MONLAR). He explains how the current situation has affected Sri Lankan farmers, and how MONLAR is working towards securing food justice.

Victory in South Africa!

6 May 2008 - 3:07pm

War on Want has been following the case of the Johannesburg residents who sued the water company for placing illegal limits on their provision of water. The residents were supported by War on Want partner organisation Anti-Privatisation Forum. Now, in a major victory for the residents, the Johannesburg High Court has declared prepaid water meters unlawful and unconstitutional.

Brown slated on 'cynical' poverty event

6 May 2008 - 11:09am

'Business allies given free ride on rights abuse'

Tesco clothes abuse warning

30 April 2008 - 1:05pm

'Watchdog fails to bite sweatshops'

War on Want appoints new leader

24 April 2008 - 2:17pm

Charity to step up fight for global justice

BP pirates eye oil booty

17 April 2008 - 12:23pm

Protest fires broadside on firm

A sweatshop worker tells her story

26 March 2008 - 5:15pm

Arifa is a garment worker in Bangladesh. She sews clothes primarily for Wal-Mart, but her factory takes contracts from other brands as well. Arifa is a member of the National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF), a Bangladeshi union that War on Want has supported for 10 years.

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