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Huge majority of public back new laws to clamp down on tax havens

Nearly eight out of ten people in the UK say the law needs to change to clamp down on the use of tax havens  Only one in eleven of UK adults think the law is doing a good job...

Reaction to Government Coal Phase Out

In response to the announcement that the government will phase out the use of coal by 2025, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive said: ...

G20 sets stage for refugee deal but offers little on climate change

The G20 leaders' summit has made welcome progress in tackling the refugee crisis while also taking tentative steps towards addressing the gap between rich and poor. However, the G20 has done...

Refugees crossing into Europe tell of abuse at hands of Bulgarian police

Refugees and migrants arriving in Europe through Bulgaria report being abused by the country's law enforcement officials according to a survey conducted by the Belgrade Center for Human Rights...

Oxfam verdict on Valletta migration summit

In response to the Valletta summit, Oxfam said: ...

Oxfam: Nepal humanitarian programme moves close to complete standstill due to fuel crisis

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the UK, Oxfam today warned that its humanitarian programme in Nepal is just two weeks away from a complete standstill due to the fuel crisis that has...

Aid agencies call for a “New Deal” for Syria’s refugees

The international community must agree a bold new deal for Syria's refugees if it is serious about tackling the largest humanitarian crisis since World War II, seven aid agencies warned today...

Celebrities join Oxfam for hashtag eyes on Paris campaign

Naomie Harris, Simon Pegg, and Jamie Oliver have all shared an eyes-only selfie on social media to tell world leaders they have their #eyesonParis for action on climate change. ...

Reaction to UN climate body verdict on national pledges to reduce emissions

In response to the UNFCCC's verdict on what effect national pledges to reduce emissions will have in avoiding dangerous warming, Oxfam's head of food and climate policy Tim Gore said:  ...

Six months on from Nepal earthquake delays in policy and fuel crisis holding up recovery efforts

Relief for the eight million people affected by the huge Nepal earthquake six months ago is still being disrupted by delays in reinstating the government's National Reconstruction Agency (NRA),...

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