Drones Week of Action 2015

2 October 2015 - 3:45pm

Drones are indiscriminate weapons of war responsible for thousands of civilian deaths. 

War on Want to join 'No to Austerity' Manchester march

2 October 2015 - 12:00pm

War on Want says ‘No to Austerity, Yes to Workers’ Rights’ march. We reject the government's attack on trade unions, workers’ rights and public services. 

London rally – Rise Up Against TTIP!

2 October 2015 - 11:45am

Event date: Saturday 10 October 2015 at 1830

Location: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London W1R 4RL

October 6 marks one year since the #NoTTIP movement launched one of the most successful petitions seen in Europe – the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) against TTIP.

TTIP , the secretly negotiated EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, has sparked a surging people power movement in the UK and Europe.

G4S complicity in Israeli aggression at Al Aqsa Mosque

1 October 2015 - 3:45pm

Israeli police continue their violent crackdown on Palestinians protesting at Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. The British private security firm G4S has contracts equipping and providing services to the Israeli police and prisons, making G4S complicit in this violence.


Italian NGO complaint on Mcdonald's tax practices

1 October 2015 - 2:30pm

Response to Movimento Difesa dei Consumatori e da Cittadinanzattiva raising complaint about McDonald's tax practices in Italy:

Owen Espley, Senior Economic Justice Campaigner, said:

"People are rightly angered by McDonald’s shady tax affairs.  It is a scandal that while public services across Europe are being cut, this high street company continues to dodge taxes to the tune of 1 billion euros.

TTIP and the fight for a people's Europe - join us in Manchester!

1 October 2015 - 1:15pm

Join a fantastic line up of speakers on Monday 5 October, as War on Want and the People’s Assembly host the free event: TTIP and the fight for a people’s Europe.

Mining abuses presented at the US Congress

1 October 2015 - 9:00am

Milton Sanchez, the General Secretary of War on Want's partner the Inter-Institutional Platform of Celendin, presented evidence  to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the US Congress about human rights violations against the people in Cajamarca-Peru by the Yanacocha Mine Corporation.

Glencore: Putting profit before people and planet

30 September 2015 - 2:30pm

From the Philippines to Zambia, Glencore has a reputation as a fly-by-night company that doesn’t pay its fair share of taxes, damages the environment and rides roughshod over people and communities.

UK-Israel arms trade: fuelling the business of war

29 September 2015 - 4:00pm

The UK military used Israeli manufactured ‘Tamuz’ missiles in strikes in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz.

Peru: Say No to the Conga Mine!

29 September 2015 - 12:30pm

War on Want’s partner the Inter-institutional Platform of Celendín (PIC), a mass movement of people defending their water and land, is saying NO to the Conga mine in Peru. 



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