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Fuelling Fear

May 2008

The human cost of biofuels in Colombia

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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

Getting Away With Murder

February 2008

The need for action on UK Private Military and Security Companies

PDF icon Getting Away with Murder.pdf

Up Front: Private Armies

February 2008

In our second new look magazine, we examine the role that mercenary forces have been given in the Iraqi conflict

PDF icon UpFront - Private Armies.pdf

Up Front: Sweat Shop

December 2007

Download our new magazine focusing on sweatshops and the companies that need to be held to account

PDF icon UpFront - Sweatshop.pdf

The babaçu breakers of Brazil

November 2007

Fighting for the protection of the forest and their way of life

PDF icon The Babacu Breakers of Brazil.pdf

Fanning the Flames

November 2007

The role of British mining companies in conflict and the violation of human rights

PDF icon Fanning the Flames.pdf

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"Lift the Ban" on Asylum Seekers Working

17 October 2018 - 11:45am

War on Want is a part of a coalition of organisations calling on the government to "Lift the Ban" on people seeking asylum working. 

Currently, people seeking asylum in the UK are effectively banned from working, which means they are dependent on asylum support whilst they wait for a decision on their asylum claim. People seeking asylum are given just £5.39 per day to meet all their essential living costs, including food, clothing, toiletries and transport and often the cost of their asylum application.

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Indigenous Colombians threatened with death for opposition to mega-mining project as defenders visit UK

16 October 2018 - 11:00am

“Death to all these scum”: threats made by far-right paramilitaries promise to “clean” the region of indigenous Wayúu campaigning against mega-mining projects by UK-listed companies in their ancestral lands. Threats arrive just days before a week of action launches in London to highlight the issue. Delegates have arrived from the United States, Brazil, Chile and Colombia, including Wayúu community leader, Misael Socarras Ipuana.

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