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Oxfam statement on involvement with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Oxfam has occasionally worked with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, through its membership of the Robin Hood Tax campaign.  In one instance only we provided the Bureau with funding...

Oxfam reaction: IMF Managing Director endorsing moves towards a European FTT

Responding to comments by Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director, endorsing moves towards a European Financial Transaction Tax, Oxfam spokesperson Sebastien Fourmy said: "It...

International writers and artists warn global land rush is hurting the poorest

Kristen Davis, Gael Garcia Bernal and Peter Capaldi join call on World Bank to freeze land deals. International writers and artists including Paul Theroux, Kamila...

Land sold off in last decade could grow enough food to feed a billion people – Oxfam

World Bank must freeze investments to protect poor people from land grabs. Land eight times the size of the UK was sold off globally in the last...

Hunger crisis threatens to derail Yemen's development and stability, aid agencies warn

Humanitarian response still severely under-funded despite billions promised The hunger crisis in Yemen, which affects almost one out of every two Yemeni citizens, and is putting nearly one million children...

Novartis launch renewed attack on India's right to produce affordable medicines

Pharmaceutical giant Novartis is back in court this week, in a renewed attempt to block India's right to produce affordable 'generic' versions of the company's branded medicines....

Battle for an Arms Trade Treaty continues as Governments opt to delay final deal

Lack of Political Courage by Major Players Blamed for Delay in Negotiations     New York  : The fight to end the illegal and irresponsible arms trade goes on after...

Somalia: Oxfam warns that “deepening emergency” may be two months away

One year after the declaration of famine in Somalia, a quarter of the country’s population is still surviving on humanitarian aid and more than a million people could fall back into...

Former nurse and mum-of-five travels to Africa to see for herself how donations to Oxfam are spent

Abbie Viveash, from Cwmbran, South Wales has been chosen, after a UK-wide search, to see first-hand how money donated to Oxfam is spent when she visits one of the charity's projects in Malawi,...

One year on, South Sudan falters under failing economy

Skyrocketing fuel and food prices deepen humanitarian crisis as country teeters on economic meltdown One year after South Sudan's independence on 9 July, the young country is facing its...

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