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3 July 2015 - 12:30pm

Stop Arming Israel: ‘Block the factory’ protest

War on Want will join a coalition of groups and campaigners from across the UK on Monday 6 July to demand that the UK stop arming Israel.

The ‘Block the Factory’ all day action will take place in Shenstone, Staffordshire, outside the arms factory UAV Engines Ltd. The factory is a subsidiary of Elbit Systems, one of Israel's largest arms companies and a producer of drones and other military technology used in Israeli military assaults on Gaza.

3 July 2015 - 11:00am

New report details UK complicity in Israeli human rights abuses

In the four months directly following the summer attacks, the UK licensed £4 million of arms exports to Israel. So while our streets swelled with opposition to the brutal attacks, it was business as usual when it came to the UK and Israel trading weapons.

2 July 2015 - 5:30pm

Palestinian BDS National Committee message of support

We've just received a message of support for our Arming Apartheid report and the accompanying Stop Arming Israel campaign from Mahmoud Nawaja, general coordinator of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC).

2 July 2015 - 1:00pm

Artists Against TTIP

Artists Against TTIP launched today at the Young Vic in London. Actors, musicians, writers and producers discussed all things TTIP with our very own John Hilary, alongside Caroline Lucas (Green MP) and Nick Dearden (Global Justice Now).

2 July 2015 - 3:00am

UK complicit in Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people

UK licensed £4 million of arms sales to Israel in four months following the bombing of Gaza. Read our new report into how the UK is Arming Apartheid.

1 July 2015 - 6:30pm

Building Global Resistance Against Neoliberal Violence

15 July 2015 - 6:30pm

Workshop for activists: Join War on Want and Movimento Jaguar Despierto as we bring together London, Mexican and South African activists  to build a movement of resistance against the violence of neoliberalism.

1 July 2015 - 4:00pm

War on Want's revamped website: It’s a good ‘un!

War on Want launched a revamped website today. The launch coincides with a new report on Palestine due this week and the 10th anniversary of the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.

1 July 2015 - 3:00pm

Leading the fight against TTIP

Welcome to War on Want’s brand new website. Take a look around. We hope it inspires you to take action in the fight for global justice. 

TTIP is a threat to jobs, public services, the environment and much more.

1 July 2015 - 2:00pm

Food is a right, not a commodity

More than 800 million people live in hunger. Hunger on this scale is the result of a global economy that continues to ruin the lives and livelihoods of small-scale farmers, fisherfolk, pastoralists and indigenous people.

1 July 2015 - 1:00pm

The global plunder of natural resources

The global plunder of natural resources is intensifying. Corporations are increasingly buying up land and taking over water, oil, gas, mineral and metal deposits. 

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