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Fashion Victims II

December 2008

How UK clothing retailers are keeping workers in poverty

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Global Crisis Leaflet

December 2008

Time for a Clean Start

PDF icon Global Crisis leaflet.pdf

Banking on Bloodshed

October 2008

UK high street banks’ complicity in the arms trade

PDF icon Banking on Bloodshed.pdf

Up Front: Rough Trade

September 2008

Rich countries dominate international trade talks, demanding more and more concessions from poorer and less powerful states. War on Want is campaigning alongside those most affected by globalisation

PDF icon UpFront - Rough Trade.pdf

Up Front: 60 Years

June 2008

This magazine marks the 60th anniversary of the 'nakba', or catastrophe, in which hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were driven from their homes in the displacement that made the state of Israel possible

PDF icon UpFront - 60 years Palestine.pdf

Fuelling Fear

May 2008

The human cost of biofuels in Colombia

PDF icon Fuelling Fear.pdf

Global Europe

April 2008

This brief examines the EU's double attack on developing countries and the European social model itself

PDF icon Global Europe EUs Double attack.pdf

Up Front: On the Margins

March 2008

Our third magazine looks at people who do informal and unregulated work and how we can help workers overcome poverty and build a future for themselves

PDF icon UpFront - On the Margins.pdf

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HSBC faces protests at AGM over investments in arms companies supplying Israeli government

24 April 2018 - 2:45pm

Campaign groups demand bank divest from companies they say supply arms used for violence against Palestinians, writes Ben Chapman for the Independent

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HSBC grilled over complicity in human rights abuse by shareholders and campaigners at Friday’s AGM

23 April 2018 - 5:00pm
  • HSBC’s annual general meeting on Friday was attended by activists from War on Want and Palestine Solidarity Campaign, asking the bank about its business dealings with companies selling weapons and military equipment to Israel
  • Over a quarter of questions asked at the AGM were about the bank’s complicity in human rights violations against Palestinians. Several referenced the bank’s criminal complicity in other abuses
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