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Stop the Arms Fair 2015

7 September 2015 - 8:00am

EVENT DATE: 7 September 2015 -11:00 am-4:00 pm

Location: ExCel Centre London; Royal Victoria Dock, E16 1XL London

Join us on 7 September for a day of creative action to Stop Arming Israel. Bring creativity, energy, banners, flags & drums!

Agribusiness expansion putting at risk Babaçu women

1 September 2015 - 4:00pm

War on Want's partner, the Movement of Women Babaçu Breakers (MIQCB) in Brazil put at risk due to agro-industry expansion.

The Guardian reports the struggle of thousands of women to attain “title to land and babassu, laws permitting free access to babassu on private land in some regions to be respected, and a law permitting free access to babassu on private land nationwide to be passed"

National Food Sovereignty Gathering

1 September 2015 - 12:45pm

National Food Sovereignty Gathering

EVENT DATES: 23-26 October 2015

Location: Hebden Bridge – Birchcliffe Centre, HX7 8DG

To register click here

War on Want would like to invite you to the 2015 National Food Sovereignty Gathering.

Resurgence of neo-colonialism: feeding the global market

1 September 2015 - 12:00am

A battle for control over land and seed is raging, and Africa is on the front line.

Justice-loving people vs. arms trade: we won't be silenced

28 August 2015 - 9:00pm

War on Want traveled to Shenstone today for a protest/vigil outside of UAV Engines factory, which makes drone engines for export to Israel.

TTIP talks coming up

28 August 2015 - 9:00am

Our campaign against TTIP continues to build across the country. Here are some of the public events on TTIP that War on Want is involved with over the next couple of months - click on the links for details:

TTIP and why we have to fight it
Burton upon Trent Caribbean Centre, 3 Sept, 7pm

TTIP: an end to democracy
Ruskin College, Oxford, 11 Sept, 7pm

Vigil outside drone factory in Shenstone

28 August 2015 - 12:00am

War on Want today joined a vigil outside a factory in Shenstone which makes engines for drones exported to Israel.

Why protesting is an important part of opposing arms trade

26 August 2015 - 2:00pm

On Monday 7 September, we will be heading over to the ExCel Centre in London to protest one of the world's largest arms fairs known as DSEI. 

Court Victory for South African Shack Dwellers

20 August 2015 - 12:00pm

Shack dwellers from social movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo, are celebrating their victory in the Durban High Court today as they successfully overturned a court order used to violently evict them.

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