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The Magic Numbers Launch Oxjam in Scotland

Pop-rock band The Magic Numbers have performed a special acoustic set at the Edinburgh Oxfam Music shop to launch our annual music festival Oxjam. The band, whose hits include "Forever...

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Oxfam Scotland celebrates 50th anniversary

Oxfam Scotland is celebrating its 50th anniversary today by erecting a 'refugee camp' in the heart of Glasgow to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.  Show you Love...

Changing Lives in Tanzania: Two Short Films

Oxfam Scotland has two projects in northern Tanzania, funded by the Scottish Government. Halima's Story: Building Sustainable Livelihoods ...

Oxfam Scotland Film Premiere - Free!

Halima's Story and Exaveria's Story Two short films highlighting Oxfam's work in Tanzania, funded by the Scottish Government.  Key note speaker: Humza...

Syria Needs Aid Not Arms

Last week the EU chose not to renew the arms embargo on Syria, which had prevented weapons being sent to the country. The UK and French governments argued for ending the embargo...

DEC Syria Appeal Receives £100,000 from Scottish Government

The Disasters Emergency Committee in Scotland has warmly welcomed a donation of £100,000 from the Scottish Government for the Syria Crisis Appeal. The announcement came as Scotland's political...

Spot the George from Glasgow

Guest Blog from Glasgow Campaigns Group, Laura Kerr, Stefanie McCartney and Louise Costigane Three of us from the Glasgow Campaigns Group travelled down to London to be a part of the Enough...

Kids challenge Chancellor on global hunger

Primary school children from East Lothian today challenged the Chancellor to keep the UK's promises on aid in this year's budget. The eight children from Wallyford Primary School,...

Scottish activists take IF message to MPs

Oxfam Scotland volunteer political activism co-ordinator Meray Diner (pictured right with MPs William Bain and Ann McKechin MP) took part in the IF Camapaign Lunch and Lobby last week. Here...

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Oxfam Scotland statement on PM's aid comments

Oxfam Scotland has responded to the Prime Minsiter's comments on aid and the military. Head of Oxfam Scotland, Judith Robertson, said: "We are deeply concerned at Prime Minister David...

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