Global Justice Now

Global Justice Now is a democratic social justice organisation working as part of a global movement to challenge the powerful and create a more just and equal world. We mobilise people in the UK for change, and act in solidarity with those fighting injustice, particularly in the global south.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Monday, February 17, 2020
UK Development Bank 'Doing More Harm Than Good' After Failed Reforms—Report
A new report from anti-poverty campaigners Global Justice Now has found that Britain’s development bank, CDC Group, is doing more harm than good around the world, nearly a decade after the Conservative-led government pledged to reform it following a string of scandals. As the sixth international...
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Newswire article
Monday, February 03, 2020
Johnson Accused of ‘Dancing to Donald Trump’s Tune’ Over EU Trade Talks
Nick Dearden of Global Justice Now, reacting to the prime minister’s speech on UK-EU trade this morning, said: “While the EU put out a 33-page document highlighting its negotiating objectives this morning, Boris Johnson gave his usual pantomime set-piece. But what became very clear is that Johnson...
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Newswire article
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Because No, Say Brits, We Will Not Let Americans "Stuff Chlorinated Chicken Down Our Throats!"
Reacting to comments by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, said: "Mike Pompeo can insist that chlorinated chicken is on the menu, but we can get up and go to a different restaurant. No deal with Donald Trump's United States is better than a bad deal...
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Newswire article
Monday, January 20, 2020
Reaction to UK-Africa Investment Summit
Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, said: "The supposedly transformative £6.5bn British investment in Africa announced today includes investment in oil, gas, gold mining and airlines. In fact, the second largest investment is in oil production.(1) So much for fostering ‘climate friendly’...
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Newswire article
Friday, November 29, 2019
NHS Nurses and Doctors to Lead Anti-Trump Demonstration, 3 Dec
NHS nurses and doctors will lead the march against Donald Trump's visit to Britain on Tuesday 3 December, the Stop Trump Coalition has announced. The health workers' bloc will tell Trump "hands off our NHS", as concerns intensify about a trade deal letting US firms muscle in on the health service...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Explosive Leaked Trade Papers Show NHS, Chlorinated Chicken Already on Table in US Trade Talks
Trade campaigners have welcomed the release of leaked papers detailing trade talks between the Trump administration and British government officials, which show the US government pushing Britain into as hard a Brexit as possible because they see this as the best way of benefitting the US economy...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Reaction to Jeremy Corbyn's Medicines Pledge
Health campaigners have reacted to Jeremy Corbyn’s announcement of a range of policies to tackle the failings in the pharmaceutical sector in his speech to the Labour Party conference this afternoon. Christina Walker, mother to Luis (9) who has cystic fibrosis has been campaigning with Just...
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Newswire article
Friday, September 20, 2019
British Government Condemned for Sale of Surveillance Equipment to Repressive States
Campaign group Global Justice Now issues a damning briefing today on the British government’s sale of surveillance equipment to repressive regimes around the world. ‘Exporting repression ’ analyses government figures to show that the government has licensed sales of telephone intercept and other...
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Newswire article
Friday, August 23, 2019
G7: Johnson to Put Britain on Path to Devastating Trade Deal With Trump
G7 leaders will gather in the French town of Biarritz this weekend claiming to help solve major global problems like inequality, conflict and climate change, amid an unprecedented security lock down. But campaign group Global Justice Now claims these leaders are actually at the core of the world’s...
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Newswire article
Friday, August 23, 2019
G7: Boris Johnson to Put Britain on Path to Devastating Trade Deal With Trump
G7 leaders will gather in the French town of Biarritz this weekend claiming to help solve major global problems like inequality, conflict and climate change, amid an unprecedented security lock down. But campaign group Global Justice Now claims these leaders are actually at the core of the world’s...
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