Small-scale farmers worldwide are facing massacre, arbitrary arrests and oppression because their way of life stands in direct conflict with corporate-led agriculture. Can you help small-scale food producers fight for their rights?
"Incidents of massacre, extrajudicial killings, arbitrary arrests and detention, political persecution and harassment are common". This is the horrific persecution small-scale farmers worldwide are facing, as described by our allies at La Via Campesina (LVC). LVC is a global social movement representing millions of small-scale food producers.
In just two weeks’ time, Global Justice Now’s youth network will be hosting its first national gathering at Goldsmiths University in London. We Rise is a day of discussion, debate, live performance and action planning.
The meeting of Commonwealth trade ministers hosted by international trade secretary Liam Fox taking place in London on 9/10 March has been criticised by trade campaigners who warn that the meeting is likely to deepen corporate interests in African countries at the expense of ordinary people across the continent.