Resistance Rising - War on Want Annual Conference 23rd April 2016

21 April 2016 - 10:15am


Saturday 23 April 2016 10:30 - 5:30 

A day of discussion, film and practical workshops on how to fight back against the suppression of dissent in Britain and around the world.

Colombian peoples speak: Walking the word in Resistance

18 April 2016 - 2:30pm

Event date: Monday 25 April - 6.30pm

Location: SOAS Vernon Square Campus, Penton Rise, London WC1X 9EW

Join us to discuss the panorama for peace in Colombia with one of the leading voices of the Congreso de los Pueblos social movement, Marylen Serna Salinas. 

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Resistance Rising twinned with Summat 2016!

29 March 2016 - 11:30am

Can't make it all the way south for Resistance Rising on 23 April? Have no fear! We've got Summat just as good for you in Leeds!

Sports Direct - second national day of action

9 February 2016 - 10:00am

EVENT DATE: Saturday 13 February

LOCATION: 30+ sites around England

War on Want is supporting Unite the Union and Unite Community's day of action to end #SportsDirectShame on week of action on Trade Union Bill

Full list of locations

Israeli Apartheid Week 2016

1 February 2016 - 3:45pm

Check out the exciting events we are hosting for Israeli Apartheid Week 2016.

Israeli Apartheid Week is an annual series of events taking place across more than 150 universities and cities around the world. Panels, film screenings, and creative actions build support for the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.


Rafeef Ziadah: We Teach Life, Sir! Album Release Party

26 January 2016 - 1:45pm

Event date: Friday 26 February 2015 - 8pm

Location: Rich Mix 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA London

Tickets: £10/£8 concession (click here to reserve)

This event is part of Israeli Apartheid Week 2016 activities.

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Diwrnod Gweithredu yn erbyn TTIP/ Wales TTIP Days of Action

21 January 2016 - 9:45am

EVENT DATE: Saturday 30 January 2016/DYDDIAD Y DIGWYDDIAD: Dydd Sadwrn y 30ain o Ionawr 2016

TIME: 10am-12:30pm/AMSER: 10yb – 12:30yp

LOCATION: Eleven locations around Wales/LLEOLIAD: Un ar ddeg lleoliad ar draws Cymru



Join others across Wales to stop the back room deal that could hold our public services hostage to big business and destroy our democracy for ever.

Fast Food Rights Demo!

8 January 2016 - 4:00pm


  • 5:00pm (Demonstration) & 
  • 6:30pm - (Forum in Parliament) 


  • McDonald's, 45-47 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2BX  
  • Room 8, Houses of Parliament,  Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA

Join an action and then hear about the global struggle for a living wage in the world's most notorious low pay employer. 

Demonstration: Free Arrested Chinese Labour Activists

16 December 2015 - 2:15pm

EVENT DATE: Monday 21 December - 1pm - 2pm 

LOCATION: 51 Portland Pl, London W1B 1JL 

Since early December Chinese labour activists in Guangdong province have been subject to a wave of arrests. These arrests threaten the rights of Chinese workers to their fundamental human rights: including freedom of association, the right to strike and collective bargaining.

Sports Direct: Stop your shameful work practices

9 December 2015 - 11:30am

EVENT DATE: Saturday 12 December - 11am-12 noon

LOCATION: St Peter's Retail Park, Station Street, Mansfield, NG18 1BE

Join Unite Community members who will be singing themed Christmas Carols at Sports Direct's warehouse in Mansfield demanding the company ends its draconian working practices.




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