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Violence and displacement in Colombia

7 August 2007 - 12:00pm

The violence that has plagued Colombia has intensified in recent months. Residents live amidst the constant brutality of paramilitary and other armed groups fighting to gain control of the region. Vulnerable and without any protection, residents are forced to flee their homes.

Iraqi oil poll: results

6 August 2007 - 1:05pm

Iraq: Public Opinion Survey, June/July 2007

Iraqis oppose oil development plans, poll finds

6 August 2007 - 12:53pm

Further setback for US / UK as Iraqis reject oil privatisation

Top UK firm 'profits from abuse, murders'

31 July 2007 - 5:39pm

Anglo American success tainted by repression claims

Palestine: Supporting farmers, protecting livelihoods

27 July 2007 - 6:00pm

Olive oil was the backbone of the Palestinian agricultural economy, providing jobs for 65% of the population. However, the last five years have the left the industry in tatters.

Garment workers in Sri Lanka face union busting

23 July 2007 - 7:14pm

War on Want's partner organisation the Free Trade Zones and General Services Employees Union (FTZGSEU) organises garment workers both inside and outside the export processing zones (EPZ) in Sri Lanka, including employees of Star Garments Ltd. With 6,000 employees, Star Garments is one of the biggest garment manufacturers in Katunayake Free Trade Zone.

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