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Lampedusa one year on: EU still failing to deal with migration crisis as death toll rises

One year after 800 people drowned off Lampedusa in the Mediterranean, Europe is still failing to deal effectively with the migration crisis. Vulnerable people who risk death, torture and exploitation...

Ecuador Earthquake

Oxfam is responding to a major earthquake off the coast of Ecuador. We will shortly be sending teams to the area to assess the extent of damage and how Oxfam can best assist the Government response....

Reaction: Food bank use worryingly high

In response to the publication of the Trussell Trust's latest food bank use data, Rachael Orr, Oxfam's Head of UK Programme said: ...

Fifty biggest global US companies stash $1.3 trillion offshore

The 50 biggest US companies have more than a trillion dollars hidden offshore according to a new report published by Oxfam today. This is more than the entire GDP of countries such as Spain, Mexico...

An inflatable raft carrying refugees and migrants lands on a beach in Lesvos

UK turning a blind eye to suffering on its doorstep by failing to protect vulnerable refugees and migrants – aid agencies

The UK is failing in its responsibility to protect some of the world's most vulnerable people who have been displaced by conflict, violence, persecution and poverty, a group of 13 aid and refugee...

Prime Minister 'dictated to' by tax havens over offshore secrecy

Commenting on David Cameron's statement in House of Commons today that he is choosing not to require Britain's Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies to have a public register of who...

Reaction: European Commission anti-tax dodging proposal 'close to pointless'

Commenting on proposals announced by the European Commission today to make large multinationals operating in Europe disclose where they make profits and pay tax, Oxfam GB Chief Executive Mark Goldring...

84% of World Bank's private investments in Sub-Saharan Africa go to companies using tax havens

Fifty-one of the 68 companies that were lent money by the World Bank's private lending arm in 2015 to finance investments in sub-Saharan Africa use tax havens, Oxfam revealed today. ...

Reaction: Cameron needs to make offshore tax reform more transparent

Commenting on the Prime Minister's announcement today that UK offshore territories have agreed to provide full information to UK law enforcement agencies on who really owns and controls companies...

5 steps for Prime Minister to put UK's house in order before tax and corruption summit

Oxfam is calling on the Prime Minister to intervene to clean up Britain's dirty offshore backyard after the Panama Papers revealed that UK-linked tax havens, in particular the British Virgin...

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