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The tabloids’ aggressive response to Stop Funding Hate’s Paperchase victory shows they’re feeling the heat


21 November 2017

The last few days have seen the question of advertising in the hate-filled right-wing media back in the news after a partnership between Paperchase and the Daily Mail on Saturday led to a customer backlash.

Day of creative action to block the set-up of DSEI arms fair in London. ‘Free Movement for People not Weapons’ demonstration targets companies supplying weaponry that fuel wars and profiting from militarised borders and surveillance technology.

Three things we’ll be chanting at the arms fair


06 September 2017

On Thursday 7 September, staff and activists from Global Justice Now will be joining the Stop the Arms Fair campaign and other groups in trying to stop the setup of the DSEI arms fair - a big business event showcasing the latest in weapons of war and murderous technologies.

Sep16
Glasgow and Edinburgh

As part of the Take One Action Film Festival Global Justice Now Scotland is running a number of events on the theme of migration, including two screenings of 'Stranger in Paradise' and two 'Having difficult conversations about migration' trainings. 

Freedom of movement and securing labour rights are both important principles, and must go hand-in-hand

Prejudice against immigrants was one of the deciding factors in the Brexit Referendum. The issue of migration touches many raw nerves. There are many big national and personal interests at stake, as well as key principles, especially now that the number of people being displaced by conflicts and seeking refugee status is increasing.

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We once were migrants too: supporting migrants' rights in Scotland

July 2017

Briefing on ways we can show solidarity with migrants living in Scotland after the EU referendum

We confronted the M&S board with 60,000 voices against the Daily Mail

Over the past few months, we’ve been lobbying Marks and Spencer to drop their funding of the Daily Mail and its hate-filled, divisive reporting of migrants and refugees. Together, over 63 thousand Global Justice Now and SumOfUs supporters have petitioned and emailed M&S boss Steve Rowe and hundreds of us have sneaked campaign materials into M&S stores.

M&S responds to our campaign about advertising in the Daily Mail

Thanks to thousands of people putting pressure on Marks & Spencer to stop funding the Daily Mail, we finally received a letter from M&S CEO, Steve Rowe.

Migrants welcome here: snapshots from Glasgow’s Migration Gathering


23 May 2017

Local activist Jawad Anjum shares snapshots of the Migration Gathering in Govan and how it is inspiring Global Justice Glasgow's campaign on migrant rights.

May06
McLeod Hall, Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, Glasgow

With the issue of migration more prevalent than ever today, we believe that we need to be not only discussing it but collectively fighting the growing racism and xenophobia. This event will bring together organisations and individuals interested in fighting for migrant rights to network, be challenged and inspired to continue campaigning in Scotland. 

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The tabloids’ aggressive response to Stop Funding Hate’s Paperchase victory shows they’re feeling the heat


21 November 2017

The last few days have seen the question of advertising in the hate-filled right-wing media back in the news after a partnership between Paperchase and the Daily Mail on Saturday led to a customer backlash.

Three things we’ll be chanting at the arms fair


06 September 2017

On Thursday 7 September, staff and activists from Global Justice Now will be joining the Stop the Arms Fair campaign and other groups in trying to stop the setup of the DSEI arms fair - a big business event showcasing the latest in weapons of war and murderous technologies.

Freedom of movement and securing labour rights are both important principles, and must go hand-in-hand

Prejudice against immigrants was one of the deciding factors in the Brexit Referendum. The issue of migration touches many raw nerves. There are many big national and personal interests at stake, as well as key principles, especially now that the number of people being displaced by conflicts and seeking refugee status is increasing.

We confronted the M&S board with 60,000 voices against the Daily Mail

Over the past few months, we’ve been lobbying Marks and Spencer to drop their funding of the Daily Mail and its hate-filled, divisive reporting of migrants and refugees. Together, over 63 thousand Global Justice Now and SumOfUs supporters have petitioned and emailed M&S boss Steve Rowe and hundreds of us have sneaked campaign materials into M&S stores.

M&S responds to our campaign about advertising in the Daily Mail

Thanks to thousands of people putting pressure on Marks & Spencer to stop funding the Daily Mail, we finally received a letter from M&S CEO, Steve Rowe.

Migrants welcome here: snapshots from Glasgow’s Migration Gathering


23 May 2017

Local activist Jawad Anjum shares snapshots of the Migration Gathering in Govan and how it is inspiring Global Justice Glasgow's campaign on migrant rights.

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We once were migrants too: supporting migrants' rights in Scotland

July 2017

Briefing on ways we can show solidarity with migrants living in Scotland after the EU referendum

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Migrant crisis or poverty crisis?

April 2016

There is no migrant crisis. It is true that thousands of people die every year attempting to cross the Mediterranean and Aegean seas. According to the International Organisation for Migration, over 25,000 migrants have died in their attempt to reach or stay in Europe since 2000.

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Day of creative action to block the set-up of DSEI arms fair in London. ‘Free Movement for People not Weapons’ demonstration targets companies supplying weaponry that fuel wars and profiting from militarised borders and surveillance technology.

Marks and Spencer customers across the UK are being encouraged to hide tiny leaflets in a variety of clothes and food stuffs that call on the high street chain to end its advertising relationship with the Daily Mail newspaper because of its influence in negatively portraying migrants and refugees in the

Responding to Jeremy Corbyn's speech on Brexit today, Nick Dearden the director of campaign group Global Justice Now said: