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
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
69 of the Richest 100 Entities on the Planet are Corporations, Not Governments, Figures Show
157 of top 200 economic entities by revenue are corporations not countries Top 10 corporate revenues exceed $3 trillion British government urged to support Binding Treaty to hold corporations to account at UN in Geneva this week Top corporations continue to accrue revenues far in excess of most...
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Friday, October 12, 2018
MPs Must Stop 'Informing' on Constituents to Home Office, Say Migrant Groups
15 leading organisations working with migrants have today written to the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow , to express deep concern over hundreds of cases of MPs reporting their constituents to the Home Office's immigration hotline for immigration crime. The letter, which has been...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Campaigners Accuse May of Crossing ‘Red Line’ on International Aid
Campaigners have accused the Prime Minister of ‘crossing a red line’ on international aid today, ahead of a speech which Theresa May will give on a visit to South Africa. Global Justice Now condemned Theresa May’s vision of aid, which will call for more aid to be spent helping UK business...
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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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