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Neocolonial olive production in Tunisia

4 August 2020 - 11:15am

Olive agriculture in Tunisia: the continuation of colonial policies under the flagship of exports

Reuters uncovers ‘deepfake’ journalist used to target staff at human rights charity War on Want

16 July 2020 - 4:30pm

Reuters has exposed how a ‘deepfake’ photograph – a hyper-realistic forgery – was used to create a fake journalist profile to spread disinformation about a War on Want staff member in online media outlets.

The state-led decline of subsistance farming in Morocco

8 July 2020 - 2:30pm

The destruction of local and subsistence agriculture by an export-led model in Morocco

Indian workers protest draconian government measures which undermine their rights

22 May 2020 - 3:00pm

As many thousands of workers face destitution and hunger as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, we stand in solidarity with workers across India who today are protesting the government’s use of the pandemic to introduce anti-worker labour laws. 

Organisations such as Cividep India are working hard to expose the impact that the pandemic and lockdown measures are having on an already vulnerable workforce. 

Government succeeds in advancing Trade Bill which ‘erodes the power of Parliament to nothing’

21 May 2020 - 12:00pm

Press Comment

21 May 2020

The government has succeeded in advancing the Trade Bill through Parliament - despite broad opposition through reasoned amendments from Caroline Lucas MP, Keir Starmer MP and Sarah Olney MP. Emily Thornberry MP called the bill “a massive missed opportunity for our country” which “erodes the power of Parliament to nothing”. Responding to the news, Leah Sullivan, Trade Campaigner at War on Want, says:

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