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Stand With Migrant Workers: #ShameOnByron

27 July 2016 - 4:45pm

EVENT DATE: Monday 1 August 2016 – 18:30pm

LOCATION:  Byron Holborn, 114 High Holborn, London WC1V 6JQ, United Kingdom

Last week,a Spanish newspaper reported how the Byron burger chain brought their migrant workers to special 'training' session across 15 Byron restaurants in London. When they arrived, immigration police were waiting for them and a reported 50 were arrested and deported. A further 150 managed to avoid deportation and are in hiding acording to the source. 

EVENT: Trade Justice in a post-Brexit World - where do we go next?

25 July 2016 - 8:45am

Event date: Thursday 28 July - 6.30pm

Location: Newspeak House - 133 Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 7DG

Students Against TTIP London is bringing together campaigners, activists and politicians for an evening of open discussion about the next steps for the trade justice movement.

Garment Workers Fight Back! China activists' tour UK - July 2016

30 June 2016 - 10:15am

Join us on this UK wide exciting speaker tour with an all women line up from China

Meet activists from our partner groups who have been winning battles on the ground and supporting workers' resistance to exploitation

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Protest at G4S 2016 AGM

16 May 2016 - 12:45pm

Event date: Thursday 26 May 2016 12:30 - 3:30 pm

Location: Holiday Inn, Gibson Road, Sutton, SM1 2RF

KEEP THE PRESSURE UP: Join us to protest the company’s role in human rights abuses in the UK and across the world

Fighting the mining giant: water and corruption in Chile

9 May 2016 - 9:45am

FIGHTING THE MINING GIANT SPEAKER TOUR: 15-21 MAY 2016 

Copper mining has been devastating communities in northern Chile for nearly twenty years. At the heart of these conflicts is the Pelambres open-pit mine, operated by the London-listed mining giant, Antofagasta Minerals. Join community leaders, Patricio Bustamante & Marcela Mella to hear about the destructive impacts of mining and what communities are doing to defend their vital water sources.

 

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

21 April 2016 - 10:15am

FREE EVENT - RESISTANCE RISING - RESPONSES TO THE DEATH OF DEMOCRACY 

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.

Save the Date! Monday 16 May CETA public meeting in London

19 April 2016 - 11:00am

On Monday 16 May War on Want will be hosting a public meeting on CETA with a fantastic line up of speakers including Maude Barlow, Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, Leader of the Green Party, Natalie Bennett, our very own executive director John Hilary, and Nick Crook, head of the international department at UNISON.

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

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UN: #TTIP and #CETA will start a "race to the bottom in human rights" https://t.co/8hemHaiMyz #NoTTIP #StopCETA https://t.co/9R0PV0azZn 4 hours 31 min ago
RT @jhilary: On way to discuss #boycottbyron on @BBC3CR from 9am. Disgusting behaviour. https://t.co/qVFUtYI88T #shameonbyron https://t.co/ 7 hours 23 min ago
#garmentworkersfightback top down CSR policies are not working - workers must be respected for the work they do @WarOnWant @STUC 20 hours 41 min ago