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Boris Johnson

Oxfam Calls for Lasting and Peaceful Solutions to the Crisis in Yemen

Eighteen months of war has plunged Yemen into crisis. Thousands of Yemeni civilians have been killed or injured; over three million people have been forced to flee their homes.  ...

People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Credit: Abo Haitham

Yemen conflict: Bassim's story

Living and working through this awful period in Yemen's history, it is impossible not to worry about my country and the human suffering that this war has caused. That's why I want to share...

3 steps to peace

If you do one thing for Gaza today, do this

Tweet a message to the Foreign Office: .@foreignoffice, like @oxfamgb I believe violence in Gaza must end now. Please back 3 steps to lasting peace today. http://pic.twitter.com/TkUzcsvvKa ...

Time for change: UN Security Council demands humanitarian access across Syria

"This resolution should not have been necessary", UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon told the 15 member states of the UN Security Council on their unanimous adoption of a resolution demanding...

One guarded entrance to the talks

Syrian peace talks: a time for hope?

Things are hotting up in Montreux, on Lake Geneva in Switzerland, where Oxfam campaigners are among the hundreds of diplomats, journalists, civil society and solidarity groups gathering for the beginning...

Campaigning for peace talks

Syria crisis campaigning in 2013

Why did we campaign on Syria?  The conflict in Syria has horrified the world. It is crisis of staggering proportions, one that continues to require a massive international humanitarian...

The Control Arms tank in London

Arms Trade Treaty campaigning in 2013

Why did we campaign on the Arms Trade Treaty?  One person dies every minute as a result of armed violence, with millions more seeing their lives and livelihoods destroyed. There is a...

Campaigners at Glastonbury

Today we're handing in 50,000 Love Syria signatures

On 9 October, a 50,000-strong petition will be handed in to the UK government -- with signatures from festival goers from across the country asking for more aid to Syria, and for government to push...

Manchester is asking for peace for Syria

Sitting in the Imperial War Museum North last Wednesday evening, surrounded by exhibits and memorabilia from former world wars I couldn't help but wonder if we were on the brink of another. ...

Liqaa' with her newborn daughter Limar

"Help us to go back to our country, to our life, to our future."

As the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) announces today that the number of registered refugees fleeing Syria has reached 2 million, we bring you some happier news about our friend...

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