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Highlights of the year: what we achieved together in 2018


20 December 2018

Brexit, Trump, trade wars, climate catastrophe, creeping fascism. Fear of what the future holds was never far from the minds of global justice campaigners in 2018. But the only way to build a better future is to organise and campaign – to light a candle rather than curse the darkness.  

Happy Birthday Global Justice Now Scotland


17 December 2018

This winter, the Global Justice Now Scottish office celebrates its twentieth birthday. Time to look back at some of the highlights of the last two decades. 

Zwarte Piet: blackface is the colonial hangover that's lasted too long


05 December 2018

I open the curtains to see fairy lights twinkling in my neighbour’s house. I open the kitchen door and see little crumbs on the table, traces of a mince pie eater. And then I open Facebook to see the annual arguments about blackface. Yep. It’s nearly Christmas.

Latest news

  • Civil society groups and health experts fear race to the bottom on health in post-Brexit trade deals
  • Call on government to reject US trade demands   

Trade deals with countries like the USA could do irreparable damage to health in post-Brexit Britain a new briefing from campaign groups and health experts warned today.

The Department for International Trade has been branded “an affront to democracy” after turning down more than two-thirds of requests.

Our response to the publication of the government’s immigration white paper.