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'Sweatshops' protest hits Primark

23 June 2008 - 11:12am

War on Want targets flagship London store

War on Want story wins award

13 June 2008 - 2:32pm

A front page splash news story in a leading British newspaper, produced with help from the anti-poverty charity War on Want, secured a coveted prize in the One World Media Awards last night.

TV film sparks 'curb mercenaries' call

11 June 2008 - 5:00pm

Panorama brings new pressure on the UK government to regulate private armies.

The WTO's Doha Round will not solve the global food crisis

5 June 2008 - 7:06pm

War on Want has joined an international coalition of 237 farmers' organisations, trade unions, aid agencies and social movements in an open letter to government ministers, UN chiefs and other officials attending this week's food summit in Rome. The letter argues that the global food crisis must not be invoked as a reason to rush through a WTO trade deal, but that a fundamentally new approach to agriculture is needed.

War on Want story up for award

3 June 2008 - 6:19pm

Guardian shortlisted on Primark 'shame'

Shell blasted on Iraq oil

20 May 2008 - 11:31am

'Plans risk more conflict'

Murders spark palm oil alert

12 May 2008 - 11:22am

Shoppers warned on Colombia

Call on UK to act on Palestine

12 May 2008 - 10:56am

'Occupation the root cause of poverty'

Brown slated on 'cynical' poverty event

6 May 2008 - 11:09am

'Business allies given free ride on rights abuse'

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