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
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
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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Newswire article
Monday, November 09, 2020
Suspend Patents on Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine, Say Campaigners
Reacting to reports that early phase 3 trials of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine have been 90% successful, Heidi Chow, pharmaceuticals campaigner at Global Justice Now said: “It’s positive news that Pfizer may have found an effective Covid-19 vaccine, but right now it will only be for the few. We need...
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Newswire article
Monday, November 09, 2020
Trump's Defeat Is Not the End of Chlorinated Chicken, Say Trade Campaigners
Commenting on what Joe Biden's victory means for the US-UK trade deal, Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now said: “Trump’s defeat is a major setback for Boris Johnson, but this is not the end of chlorinated chicken. For Trump, a US-UK trade deal was about weakening the EU. Biden isn’t...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
G20 Fails to Release Developing World From 'Debtors Prison', Despite Suspension
Reacting to the G20 finance minister's communique, Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, said: "The G20 are waking up to the fact that many countries have been confined to a debtors’ prison by coronavirus, but they need to do more than suspend their sentence. Rather, they should be tearing...
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Newswire article
Friday, August 14, 2020
Campaigners Warn UK's Covid-19 Vaccine Deals With Novavax and Janssen Threaten Fair Global Distribution
Public health campaigners warn the government’s latest deal to secure advanced supplies of potential Covid-19 vaccines for the UK will fuel the global scramble to hoard vaccines by rich countries. (1) The government’s deals with Novavax and Janssen to purchase 90 million doses of a potential...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Campaigners Warn That the Government Is Fueling Vaccine Nationalism in Its Deal With GSK and Sanofi
Public health and social justice organisations have warned that the government's latest deal to secure advanced supplies of potential Covid-19 vaccines for the UK will fuel the global scramble to hoard vaccines by rich countries. The government's move to purchase 60 million doses of a potential...
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