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Arms Trade Treaty Opens for Signature

History was made today at the United Nations as governments began to sign an Arms Trade Treaty designed to protect millions of people living in daily fear of armed violence and at...

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...

Why I'm going to Belfast

Guest blog by Laura Kerr, Oxfam Glasgow Group Coordinator ...

Oxfam calls for inquiry as more than half a million need food aid

Britain faces a hidden scandal where thousands of people cannot feed themselves or their families, according to a hard hitting report from Oxfam and Church Action on Poverty.  The two...

Scots dad: "We must finish the job on Arms Trade Treaty"

A Scots father who campaigned for global arms laws following the murder of his son will today attend an event to celebrate the adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). David Grimason...

Scots Dad's call to finish the job on Arms Trade Treaty

A Scots father who campaigned for global arms laws following the murder of his son will today attend an event to celebrate the adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). David Grimason will...

Poverty Commissioner would fight for fair future

In a Platform piece for The Scotsman, Head of Oxfam Scotland Judith Robertson argues for a Scottish Poverty Commissioner. Poverty is a creation of society and - if we work together and have...

Scots Music Fans in new Coldplay Land Grabs Video

Music fans from Scotland have been selected from thousands of entries worldwide to feature in a pioneering new film being launched today to highlight the injustice of land grabs. Over the...

Scots Dad Welcomes Historic Arms Trade Treaty

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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...

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