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Workers at Aldi's Fyffes plant in Honduras protesting against discrimination. Photo: Giorgio Trucchi/REL-UITA

Blog: A Workers' Rights Campaign Win in Honduras: Aldi Supplier Fyffes Recognizes Union

Poverty wages, toxic pesticides, harassment: to fight these bad working conditions on melon plantations in Honduras, Fyffes workers organized in a union - and were fired. For years we protested. Now we can tell you: our protest works!

The community marching for land rights, Polochic, Guatemala. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: Momentum builds in the fight for land rights in Guatemala: Making us all a bit braver

Continued restoration of land to evicted families in Polochic, Guatemala gives us faith that, in a world of growing restrictions on our civic and human rights, we can continue to fight for justice.

Polluters talk, we walk: 800 people walk out on UN climate talks 2013. Photo: Al Kinley/Oxfam

Blog: Why I was part of hundreds of people walking out of the UN climate talks

Today I joined hundreds of people from around the world in a walk out of the 19th UN climate talks. Oxfam has been keenly involved in the talks for a long time, fighting to help stop climate change, and to support people affected by it, and every day the urgency for governments to help gets greater.

Tuvalu demonstration in front of the Copenhagen talks plenary room. Credit: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam

Blog: Even the quiet days are noisy at the UN Climate Change Conference

When you ask people what happened yesterday in the negotiations at the COP , they’ll say – not much. Delegates were hunkered down in side rooms and there were no major sessions taking place. But it’s interesting how steamy a ‘not much’ day can be. And it feels like the temperature is rising quite quickly.

Blog: Poor people can’t bear it – Oxfam’s Polar Bears reject the US Climate offer

Oxfam’s Polar bears came back for a second visit to the Untied Nation Climate Change Conference in Bali, Indonesia today, as they could not believe that on the final day of the summit, there was still no clear agreement on a way forward to tackle climate change. You can watch a video of what they got up to on our YouTube Channel.

Blog: 2.6 million people can’t be wrong – Climate Change petitions delivered to UK Minister

The biggest ever hand-in of climate change petitions has happened today, directly in-front of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali. Watch a video of the handin on our YouTube channel

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