Drop the Debt

  • 14 Apr 2008

    Campaigners calling for the cancellation of poor country debts have begun a 36-day rolling fast, ahead of the tenth anniversary of the Drop the Debt campaign in May. They are demanding debt cancellation for 36 poor countries which still desperately need it - ten years after the G8 promised to drop the debt.

  • 10 Apr 2008

    Campaigners calling for the cancellation of poor country debts will begin a 36-day rolling fast on Saturday, ahead of the tenth anniversary of the Drop the Debt campaign in May.

  • 18 Jun 2007

    A report published by the new BBC trust today is critical of some programmes for allowing celebrity-backed anti-poverty groups to appear in entertainment shows. Their backers say this reflects reality, an is an antidote to comercialism.