Dangerous deals are being done in the dark

The government’s Trade Bill is now before parliament. As it stands, it's a power grab. It doesn’t give parliament or the public any role at all in overseeing future trade deals. Instead, it gives trade secretary Liam Fox a blank cheque to negotiate over our food standards, our public... More

Support the protesters at Yarl’s Wood

Migration On Saturday 24 March, Global Justice Now activists went to the demonstration at Yarl’s Wood to show support for the ongoing protest taking place inside the immigration detention centre. The protest has included a month long hunger strike by 120 detainees. Although the hunger strike... More

Mauritania: Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed

What is the problem? In December 2013, Mohamed Mkhaïtir published a Facebook blog titled "Religion, religiosity, and craftsman”, condemning the use of religion to justify discriminatory practices against members of the lower cast of craftsmen, with which he identifies. Following the publication... More

Open Letter to Full Council on Plastics- 8th February 2018

Dear Councillors, We are writing in support of the motion being put forward by Cllr Lee Hunt and Cllr Rob Wood on Tuesday 13th February entitled (11c) Notice of Motion – Reducing the use of single-use plastics in Portsmouth. 2018 has seen a major shift in attitudes towards single-use... More

Refugees and their families

The Refugee Family Reunion Bill will be debated on 16th March so there’s going to be a crucial debate in Parliament, where MPs will consider changing the law to enable more refugees to be reunited with their loved ones. The bill calls for: - Child refugees to be able to sponsor their... More