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08.06.2015 Campaign Against the Arms Trade

UK must end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

UK must end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Coalition government licensed £3.8 billion of arms to Saudis UK aircraft are being used in the destruction of Yemen Increase in executions and treatment of Raif Badawi draw international condemnation With the death toll in Yemen passing 2000, and with the punishment of blogger Raid Badawi being upheld, Campaign Against … »

02.06.2015 Pressenza Budapest

UK election – A broken system: seats don’t match votes

UK election – A broken system: seats don’t match votes

In May 2015, the UK held a general election and returned a majority government for the Conservative Party despite the fact that it received no where near a majority of support from the electorate. The Electoral Reform Society is an independent campaigning organisation working to champion the rights of voters … »

16.04.2015 Pressenza London

UK Elections: non-dom tax avoiders

UK Elections: non-dom tax avoiders

By Peter Dombi for Our Broken System This week the Labour Party made a manifesto pledge to abolish the scandalous ‘Non-Dom’ rule, which allows wealthy individuals to avoid paying tax on their foreign earnings, while the rest of us ordinary mortals have to pay all our tax in … »

26.03.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Moving away from war in Ukraine

Moving away from war in Ukraine

Statement by United for Peace and Justice The Ukraine conflict continues to fester, raising tensions in the region to levels not seen since the Cold War. Now the warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire and an approach to further negotiations towards a political solution. Despite this opportunity … »

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