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Up Front: Why we won't be silenced

April 2018

In this edition of Up Front, read about how in the face of threats and bans, we won’t be silenced in the fight for global justice. We also focus on our food sovereignty work in North Africa and West Asia, introduce you to some of the powerful women we work with resisting oppression, and update you on our impactful trade democracy campaign. Read too some highlights from the past few months, including Israeli Apartheid Week and how our partner in Papua New Guinea is fighting for land rights.

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HSBC faces protest for profiting from human rights abuses

17 April 2018 - 11:45am
HSBC is a major shareholder in companies which supply weapons and military equipment to Israel, which uses extensive and often lethal military against Palestinians, including the recent killing of unarmed protesters in the Gaza Strip.
 
Over 18,000 people around the UK have contacted HSBC Group Chief Executive John Flint, expressing their concerns on this issue, and HSBC branches in over 20 locations across the UK have been the focus of regular protests and pickets.
 
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Spring edition of Up Front out now: Why we won't be silenced

11 April 2018 - 3:15pm

War on Want’s values and our mission are the same today as when we were founded: to be a radical and fearless force for equality and social justice.

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