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50 years on, Catholic NGO Pax Christi International and Oxfam slam global inaction in face of Israeli occupation

June 2, 2017 11:27 am
50 years on, Catholic NGO Pax Christi International and Oxfam slam global inaction in face of Israeli occupation

Pro-peace and charitable NGOs blast the international community for having lost countless opportunities to end Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories over the past 50 years. Catholic NGO Pax Christi International and Oxfam, which groups humanitarian bodies, made the remarks in separate statements on Thursday in the run-up to the […]

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Eight individuals as rich as world’s poorest half: Oxfam

January 16, 2017 8:00 pm
Eight individuals as rich as world’s poorest half: Oxfam

Sudanese refugees gather to receive food aid at a UN refugee camp in the city of Nyala, in South Darfur, on January 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The UK-based international charity, Oxfam, has warned of soaring economic inequality worldwide, saying that just eight men possess as much wealth as the […]

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London-based world’s leading charity, Oxfam says UK is among most unequal countries in world

September 14, 2016 5:00 am
London-based world’s leading charity, Oxfam says UK is among most unequal countries in world

Oxfam says the UK is among the most unequal countries in world. (file photo) The London-based world’s leading charity, Oxfam, has declared the United Kingdom as one of the most unequal countries in the world, saying wealth inequality contributed to the Brexit vote. According to a report published by Oxfam […]

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Oxfam accuses UK government of complicity in Saudi war on Yemen

August 25, 2016 10:46 am
Oxfam accuses UK government of complicity in Saudi war on Yemen

Oxfam is an international confederation of charitable organizations focused on the alleviation of global poverty. (file photo) World leading charity Oxfam condemns the UK’s weapons support for Saudi Arabia, engaged in an aggressive war against Yemen. Oxfam said at a Geneva conference on Tuesday that the UK was violating the International Arms […]

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Oxfam condemned UK’s massive arms deals with Saudi Arabia as violating Arms Trade Treaty

August 23, 2016 10:00 am
Oxfam condemned  UK’s massive arms deals with Saudi Arabia as violating Arms Trade Treaty

A UK-made Typhoon fighter jet belonging to Saudi Arabia’s air force, Leading poverty charity Oxfam has condemned the UK’s massive arms deals with Saudi Arabia, blasting the British government as “one of the most significant violators” of the international Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Last year, London approved the sale of […]

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