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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Tuesday, May 04, 2021
An Average of 7 in 10 Across G7 Countries Think Their Governments Should Force Big Pharma to Share Vaccine Know-How
A supermajority of people in G7 countries believe that governments should ensure pharmaceutical companies share the formulas and technology to their vaccines, according to new polling from the People's Vaccine Alliance. The public believes that pharmaceutical companies should be fairly compensated...
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Pandemic Anniversary: Global Figures Warn UK Pharmaceutical Companies Not to Squander Opportunity to End Pandemic
Pharmaceutical companies are under fresh pressure to unlock vaccines for low and middle income countries, as the world marks one year from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) declaration of the coronavirus pandemic. US Senator Bernie Sanders and Democrat firebrand Rep. Jan Schakowsky will join...
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Friday, February 19, 2021
G7 Vaccine Pledge Is 'Fig Leaf' for Global Apartheid
Responding to the G7 statement today [1], Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, said: “G7 leaders are presiding over global vaccine apartheid. First they handed over control of publicly-funded vaccines to big business. Then they hoarded most of this year’s vaccine doses for themselves. Now...
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Thursday, February 11, 2021
Astrazeneca Must Justify 'Unequal' Vaccine Pricing After Bumper Profits
Reacting to AstraZeneca's full year results today, Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, said: "AstraZeneca's bumper profits today show the company can easily afford to provide its Covid-19 vaccine at cost price during the pandemic and beyond. But despite this pledge, it has yet to address...
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Newswire article
Friday, January 29, 2021
EU-UK Vaccine Dispute Will Be 'First of Many' Unless Patents Suspended, Say Campaigners
Global Justice Now warned today that the dispute between the EU and Britain will be a dangerous sign of things to come unless there is a radical shake-up in the way vaccines are produced. They called for the immediate suspension of patents on Covid-19 vaccines, and an international plan to ramp up...
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Friday, January 22, 2021
Campaigners Condemn Decision to Make South Africa Pay More Than Double European Price for Astra Zeneca Vaccine, as Cases Soar
Campaigners have said it is “deeply alarming” that South Africa is reportedly being charged nearly 2.5 times the price paid by most European countries for Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, claiming such inequality is now a core obstacle to controlling coronavirus.[1] South Africa’s government...
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Friday, December 18, 2020
Big Pharma Model Is Serious Obstacle to Wiping Out COVID-19, New Report Suggests
New research released today by Global Justice Now examines the history of some of the leading corporations producing coronavirus medicines, warning that their business model is likely to make controlling the pandemic more difficult, despite the rapid production of vaccines. The report, The horrible...
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Monday, November 16, 2020
78% of Moderna Vaccine Doses Already Sold to Rich Countries
The vast majority of pharma company Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine has already been bought by the richest governments in the world, Global Justice Now warns today. 780 million doses have already been sold to rich governments, 78% of the 1 billion doses Moderna says it has the capacity to produce by the...
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Newswire article
Friday, November 13, 2020
G20 Plan Is 'Thin Gruel for Debt Prisoners'
Reacting to today's announcement of the G20's Common Framework for debt treatments, Daniel Willis, campaign manager at Global Justice Now said: "Covid-19 has left many countries around the world in a debtors' prison. Today rather than setting them free, the G20 have offered an hour of exercise and...
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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Most of Pfizer’s Vaccine Already Promised to Richest, Campaigners Warn
The vast majority of US pharma giant Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine has already been bought by the richest governments in the world, Global Justice Now warns today. Over 1 billion doses have already been sold to rich governments, 82% of the 1.35 billion doses Pfizer says it has the capacity to produce...
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