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Thousands set for Palestine rally demanding end to Israeli occupation

6 June 2007 - 11:15am

Thousands of campaigners in Britain will demonstrate on Saturday (9 June) for an end to Israel?s occupation of the Occupied Palestinian Territories, amid global events to mark the 40th anniversary of the Six Day War. It will be the first opportunity for the British public to hear a Palestinian minister in person.

In the line of fire

3 June 2007 - 1:00am

Scotland on Sunday

The water is ours!

31 May 2007 - 3:31pm

Singing against water privatisation in South Africa

Landless workers mobilise across Brazil

30 May 2007 - 5:15pm

Every April War on Want partner organisation the Landless Workers' Movement in Brazil (MST) hold a series of coordinated actions to protest the slow pace of agrarian reform. The protests - known as Red April - culminate on 17 April, the 11th anniversary of the killing of 19 small farmers by police.

'Health risks' study backs water challenge

23 May 2007 - 4:15pm

New claims that the privatisation of water delivery poses a growing threat to the lives of many poor people come today from a partner organisation of the British development charity War on Want.

Mandelson's open markets threaten farmers, workers and environment

21 May 2007 - 6:20pm

Coalition of European civil society groups urge EU Parliamentarians to reject the 'Global Europe' strategy.

Short peace bid amid Olmert storm

21 May 2007 - 6:18pm

Former British cabinet minister Clare Short is set for efforts to help secure a just peace in the Middle East amid growing pressure on Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert to resign over the Lebanon war.

Shell 'stealing Iraq's future' protest

21 May 2007 - 6:15pm

EVENT: Demonstration at Royal Dutch Shell annual general meeting

TIMING: 9.00.-10.00 am, Tuesday 15 May 2007

PLACE: Novotel, 1 Shortlands, Hammersmith International Centre, London W6 8DR

Armies for hire

14 May 2007 - 1:00am

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