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

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Friday, July 13, 2018
Theresa May Must Say 'No' to the Trade Deal Trump is Pushing
Commenting on Donald Trump's statement that the UK's Brexit plans will 'probably kill' a US-UK trade deal, Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now and steering committee member of the Stop Trump Coalition said: "Donald Trump is a bully and he has started this weekend's informal trade talks by...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
'Disgrace' That MPs Have Voted to Give Away Control - Reaction to CETA Vote
Reacting to today’s vote in parliament on CETA, the EU-Canada trade deal, Alex Scrivener, of Global Justice Now said: “It is a disgrace that MPs have today voted through a trade deal that will give away control to large corporations and their corporate courts, despite strong and long-standing...
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Newswire article
Monday, April 30, 2018
Protest at Home Office Demands End to Hostile Environment for Immigrants
Migrant solidarity campaigners this morning blocked the entrance to the Home Office in Westminster to demand the government puts a stop to its hostile environment policy towards immigrants, following the resignation of Home Secretary Amber Rudd. Ahead of a debate in Parliament over the Windrush...
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Friday, April 27, 2018
Trade Threat is Reason to Join Trump Protests, Say Campaigners
Trump visit to include talks on secretive US-UK trade deal 'No fawning welcome’ for US trade agenda opposed by 80% of British public Campaigners have welcomed plans for mass protests against the visit of US President Donald Trump to the UK in July, and rejected warnings that a hostile reception...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
Trade Bill In Crisis: Government Delays Bill To Avoid Defeat
The Government is reported to have suspended the parliamentary process on its Trade Bill and Customs Bill, fearing defeat (1). Responding to the delay, Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now said: "The delay to these flagship bills is because the government fears it will be defeated on...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Brexit Lobby Meetings Dominated By Big Business, Official Figures Reveal
Finance, accountancy and fossil fuel companies dominate meetings held by UK’s Brexit and Trade departments UK government accused of sidelining concerns of civil society by granting extremely privileged access to corporate lobbyists Updated analysis released by Corporate Europe Observatory and...
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Friday, December 08, 2017
WTO Summit 'Illegitimate From Day One'
Statement on the World Trade Organisation’s 11th Ministerial Summit in Buenos Aries, Argentina, which takes place from 10-13 December 2017 . On the summit: “President Macri has excelled in his draconian approach to this summit. We’ve never before seen such a silencing and censoring of civil society...
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Monday, November 13, 2017
Britain Faces ‘TTIP On Steroids’ As US Trade Talks Begin, Campaigners Warn
Trade democracy protest outside Department for International Trade on first of three days of US-UK trade talks in London Date of Trade Bill second reading expected to be announced 100 MPs support call for major changes; parliamentary launch next week Photos available at: https://www.flickr.com/...
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Newswire article
Friday, October 13, 2017
To Avoid the Antibiotic Apocalypse We Must Reign in Drug and Farming Companies
Campaign group Global Justice Now has warned that action to prevent the “antibiotic apocalypse” must take account of the role of big drug and farm companies in driving growing antibiotic resistance. It follows today’s warning by the Government’s Chief Medical Officer, Prof Dame Sally Davies, of the...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Trump Visit to UK Will Face Mass Opposition, Say Campaigners
Responding to reports that Donald Trump will make a 'working visit' to the UK in the New Year, Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now said: “If the Trump visit is back on, so is the mass opposition to it. Theresa May may be hoping that the heat has died down, but she must prepare to be...
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