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Modi's colonial assault on Kashmir is like a 1947 revival. We must not stay silent


13 August 2019

Late night on Sunday 4 August, India-occupied Kashmir went into lockdown. Mobile, internet and TV connections were shut down, public meetings and rallies prohibited, schools and public institutions closed, and state leaders placed under house arrest.

Blockades and revolutions: my trip to Armenia


09 August 2019

Prepared to expose the toxic plans of a Jersey-registered mining firm, in June I set off to the picturesque mountains of Armenia to find out more about the firm’s corporate court lawsuit worth $2 billion against the Armenian government.

A Jersey mining company's $2 billion attack on Armenia's democracy


30 July 2019

For the past few months, we have been working to uncover the toxic plans of a Jersey-registered mining  firm called Lydian International, who are threatening a corporate courts lawsuit that would undermine the Armenian people’s struggle for democracy.

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Global Justice Now and War on Want have today condemned the announcement by the Prime Minister of Armenia that he is authorising the controversial Amulsar gold mine in southern Armenia.

In a live online address last night, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who came to power last year after a wave of pro-democracy protests dubbed the ‘Velvet Revolution’, announced that the open-cast mine would go ahead.

Campaign group Global Justice Now has accused Boris Johnson’s government of pushing ahead with an extreme US trade deal without a mandate from the public or parliament.

Campaign groups Global Justice Now and War on Want have called for Boris Johnson’s government to rule out so-called ‘corporate courts’ after Brexit, following a report today by parliament’s International Trade Committee describing the investment provisions as “hugely controversial”.