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War on Want
44-48 Shepherdess Walk
London N1 7JP

Visiting War on Want

If you are visiting our offices you can reach us by:

  • Train: nearest stations are Old Street, Angel, Moorgate, Liverpool Street and Hoxton
  • Tube: nearest tube stations are Old Street - Exit 1 (Northern Line), Moorgate (Northern Line, Circle Line, District Line, Metropolitan Line), Angel (Northern Line) and Liverpool Street (Central Line, Circle Line, District Line, Metropolitan Line)
  • Bus: bus routes are the 21, 43, 55, 76, 141, 205, 214, 243, 271 and 394
    (London Transport's pdf map of bus routes into and out of Old Street)
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Latest news

Colombia: a win for people power

23 June 2017 - 12:30pm

They took on the government and won. After years of state neglect, the people of Buenaventura in the Colombian pacific took to the streets to demand peace and dignity. Following three weeks of intense civic strike and non-stop negotiations, they emerged victorious.

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Independent: Government acted unlawfully by restricting 'ethical' boycotts of Israel

23 June 2017 - 11:45am

War on Want in the Independent. In a victory for local democracy and the fight for human rights, the High Court has ruled that the government cannot block local councils from divesting from companies complicit in human rights abuses.

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