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Global Justice demonstrates great concern at General Dynamics

On Friday morning, 23 November, a group of assorted engineers, architects, farmers, teachers and scientists lead by Global Justice Now members and supported by anti-war campaigners from Hastings against War assembled outside General Dynamics in Castleham Road, Hastings. They had informed the company in advance and asked to speak to the Director about grave concerns they have about their parent General Dynamics Corporation in USA. There had been no reply from the Director, but information that he had a previous engagement. Nobody came to meet them, but they were promised a meeting soon.

Posted 09:55 Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: child immigration Christina Lucey General Dynamics General Dynamics Corporation Global Justice Now Jack Doherty Rosa De Lauro

Global Justice protest local links to US child detention

Activists from Global Justice Bexhill and Hastings have stated their intention to protest on Friday 23 November at 9am outside the offices of Hastings firm, General Dynamics UK on Castleham Road, St Leonards over the role of its parent company in the detention of refugee children in the United States, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick. A letter has gone from the local group  to the CEO/ Managing Director requesting a meeting to discuss their concerns. 

Bexhill action for climate justice

As the Paris climate talks began, hundreds of thousands of people all over the world demonstrated in favour of radical and fair action on climate change at the conference. In Bexhill, Global Justice Now supporters handed out newspapers setting out hopes

Bexhill campaigners take to the streets to warn against TTIP

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, and the secretive manner in which it is being negotiated, have aroused widespread opposition, with more than half a million in the UK signing a petition calling for it to be abandoned. Here members of Global Justice Bexhill and Hastings and the Bexhill Fairtrade Group explain why they joined in a day of action against the treaty earlier this month.

Posted 16:18 Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: 38 Degrees Bexhill Fairtrade Bexhill Global Justice Canada Cecilia Malmström Christina Lucey Devonshire Square EU ISDS Jack Doherty Labour party Mexico Nafta nhs Rother District Council TTIP

Bexhill loses leading justice campaigner

The death last Wednesday of Denis Lucey , chairman and leader of  the Bexhill and Hastings branch of Global Justice Now, has been described as “an awful loss” to the ranks of Bexhill and Hastings’ campaigners for a fairer world. Fellow fairtrader and activist Jack Doherty pays tribute to Denis’s many contributions to the causes he passionately believed in.

Posted 18:18 Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Bexhill Fairtrade Committe CAFOD Chatsmore School Christina Lucey Denis Lucey fairtraders Helen Dollenson Jack Doherty Lesley Shareif Philippa Coughlan St Mary Magdalene Parish

New name, same aim

The local action group that was called World Development Movement Bexhill and Hastings unveiled its new name and logo at a launch event last Friday. Under its new name, Global Justice Bexhill and Hastings will continue its usual operations, including holding regular meetings, running stalls, lobbying MPs and organising protests, as it explains below.

Posted 16:43 Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Alex Scrivener Bexhill Fairtrade CAFOD Christina Lucey Denis Lucey Department for International Development Global Justice Now Monsanto nhs Philip Morris Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership World Development Movement

Global Justice Now group relaunches in Bexhill

The World Development Movement (WDM) has changed its name to Global Justice Now, and the Bexhill and Hastings branch is holding an event on Friday 27 February to mark the fact. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 20:53 Monday, Feb 23, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: agribusiness Bexhill Fairtrade committee Christina Lucey Fairtrade Matters Global Justice Now Mexico Nick Terdre Paul Mason St Mary Magdalen Take Back Our World World Development Movement

Lobby of local MP proves futile

As a follow-up to their campaign to Stop The Corporate Take-Over of Africa’s Food, members of the Bexhill and Hastings group of the World Development Movement (WDM) met recently with Bexhill and Battle MP Greg Barker. They expressed their grave concerns about the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition and the financial support it receives from the UK government. Mr Barker’s main concern, however, was that corporations should get a good return on their investments. The WDM group’s Christina Lucey describes the meeting.

Posted 16:07 Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Barbara Echlin Christina Lucey Denis Lucey Early Day Motion 466 G* Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition Greg Barker Group chairman Jack Doherty John Fowler MP Bexhill and Battle Olivier De Schutter Stop The Corporate Take-Over of Africa's Food UN Special Rapporteur on the Right To Food World Development Movement
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