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Beyond BHP: breaking free from the world's biggest mining giant

4 October 2018 - 5:15pm

Join us 13-20 October for a week of art, discussion and protest with leading environmental human rights defenders visiting London from the Americas to share their experiences resisting the world's largest mining company, which has been devastating communities with impunity for decades. We will also come together to call for the UK government to commit to a Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights to end corporate impunity for good.

Building The McStrike: Taking Action to Make £10 an Hour a Reality - Labour Party Conference Fringe

20 September 2018 - 8:15am

Date: Monday 24 September 2018
Time: 3-4:30 pm (This is inside the secure zone of the Labour Party conference, please allow time to go through security)

Event: Striking back: Building a Movement against Low Pay and Precarious Work

10 May 2018 - 4:45pm

When: 2-4pm Friday 18th May 2018

Where: Discus Centre, Unite the Union, Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1 X 8TN

What: Public Meeting: Striking back: Building a Movement against Low Pay and Precarious Work 

Colombian human rights defender visits UK to tell BP to pay up

8 May 2018 - 10:30am

Colombian human rights defender visits UK to tell BP to pay up and demand #OilJustice

In the days leading up to the protest at British Petroleum's annual general meeting in Manchester on 21 May, War on Want and the Oil Justice Project will be hosting a visit from Fabián Laverde Doncel, a Colombian human rights defender and legal advisor for victims of state and corporate crimes. 

Event: "Curfew" Contemporary dance by El-Funoun & Hawiyya

16 March 2018 - 5:30pm

War on Want is happy to be supporting “Curfew”, a contemporary dance production performed by El-Funoun (Palestine) and Hawiyya Dance Company (UK), presented by Arts Canteen. "Curfew" is a thought-provoking contemporary dance production that encourages individuals to self-reflect and take action in front of injustice.

Water, Land, Life: celebrating Cajamarca's true treasures

12 March 2018 - 11:45am

Join inspiring visitors from Colombia to celebrate the courage and creativity of Cajamarca – the Colombian municipality that stopped a mega mine and is pioneering alternatives to extractivism – with a night of storytelling, music and food!

Protest Lonmin's AGM: In solidarity with Marikana Miners

12 March 2018 - 11:15am

Join us with the London Mining Network and frontline campaigners from South Africa at a protest to hold Lonmin to account for the Marikana massacre!

Public meeting: Make trade work for us all

25 January 2018 - 12:30pm

Join War on Want and Global Justice Now for a critical public event focused on the UK Trade Bill – and our urgent need to ensure trade democracy in Brexit trade deals.

 

When: Monday 5 February  at 7pm (please arrive early - spaces are limited)

Where: Autograph ABP/Rivington Place Art Gallery, Rivington Place, London, EC2A 3BA

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