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Date: Sep 2016

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Boris Johnson

Oxfam Calls for Lasting and Peaceful Solutions to the Crisis in Yemen

Eighteen months of war has plunged Yemen into crisis. Thousands of Yemeni civilians have been killed or injured; over three million people have been forced to flee their homes.  ...

Wafaa and her family in the half build house they now call home.

"We fled from our home; there were so many bodies on the streets."

"We fled from our home; there were so many dead bodies on the streets." Wafaa (name changed to protect identity) sits on the floor in one of three rooms in a small, half-built house her...

Campaigners at Downing Street

It's time to Stand as One with people forced to flee

Photo: Oxfam supporters handing in UK Stand As One petition Credit: Chris Worrall The world is experiencing the biggest displacement crisis since the end of World War II. Poverty and natural...

Council Housing in Tower Hamlets, dwarfed by the financial buildings of Canary Wharf (Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam)

Inequality and division in the UK – Ensuring the economy works for everyone

The UK is one of the most unequal nations in the developed world. This blog highlights the nature of poverty and inequality and calls on Prime Minister Theresa May to ensure that employment offers...

End tax havens

Another bad Apple and the race to the bottom

By Anne Ryan - Oxfam Constituency Campaigner  At a time when the European Commission has just ordered Apple to repay €13 billion over a 'sweetheart' tax deal, how long must it...

Tax campaigning

Tax avoidance and our (very) interesting times

By Malcolm Burgess, Oxfam Constituency Campaigner ...

Today is a victory for tax openness and fair play

Each year the poorest countries in the world lose out on $100 billion of vital funds because companies use tax havens to avoid paying their fair share. We believe it's a scandal and a form of...

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