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Get active and jog for justice

Join us for the vibrant and scenic Brighton Marathon 2016

Stop conflict minerals

Fight corporations exploiting the resources of the poorest people on earth

Aid for people not business

Ask the new international development secretary, Priti Patel, to commit to spend UK aid money on poverty reduction, not big business.

Calling time on corporate crime

Too often big businesses get away with their crimes. Ask the UK government to support the UN process to introduce internationally binding regulation of corporations.

Break the climate of hate

Hate towards migrants and refugees fills the headlines. And inhumane government policies are stoking mistrust, with devastating effects. Help us stop the demonisation of people from ‘elsewhere’.

Latest posts

#10YearsOn – Our leaders failed us. It’s up to us to tackle the power of big finance


14 September 2018

Ten years have passed since the defining moment of the financial crash: on 15 September 2008, investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed. The financial system froze and political elites stared into the abyss.

Abolishing the slave trade isn’t Britain’s credit to take. It is a history that belongs to black rebels


24 August 2018

Yesterday the UN commemorated the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. It doesn’t really roll off the tongue and it didn’t get much attention in the media.

From Greece to the UK, false histories are a key part of the far right’s rise


24 August 2018

Today’s society owes more than a small part to how we have seen others and ourselves in history. In particular, and something that is highly relevant to Global Justice Now’s work, the historical misrepresentations of groups within culture have held huge significance in the rise of the far-right within the UK and across Europe. 

Latest news

Legal action has been threatened against the UK government regarding the granting of export licences for surveillance equipment to countries with poor human rights records.

Social justice organisation Global Justice Now believes that licenses have been granted contrary to export laws and have written to the government to ask for more information in order to decide whether legal action might be required.

Campaign group Global Justice Now has commended the Labour Party on its new development policy, released today, saying it represents a long overdue recognition that charity can never make up for the damage that Western corporations, finance and foreign policy have caused in the world.

Reacting to Theresa May and Donald Trump's meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where they asked officials to finalise a visit by the president to the UK later this year, Nick Dearden director of Global Justice Now, said:

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Ending corporate impunity

July 2018

The struggle to bring about a binding UN treaty on transnational corporations and human rights

The Third Session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with respect to human rights in October 2017. Global Justice Now will continue efforts in order to build a UN Binding Treaty on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and their supply chains.
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Our Internationalist Network

July 2018

People before profit in the global economy

Sign up your trade union branch, party branch or other association as a local ally of Global Justice Now.

Please note: this leaflet is available in print from the office. You can also use an online form to affiliate your branch with Global Justice Now.

Think Global July 2018

July 2018

Act locally with Global Justice Now. For other issues, check out our Think Global page.