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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. 

Now walk the walk, local MPs told

In the run-up to Paris, members of Bexhill and Hastings Global Justice Now were out on the streets persuading their fellow citizens that the climate talks needed to come up with a committed and fair agreement. Now that an agreement is in place, they want to see our MPs taking the necessary actions to enforce it, as they explain.

Posted 13:48 Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 In: The HOT Planet Tags: Amber Rudd climate talks Global Justice Now Hastings and Bexhill Global Justice Now Huw Merriman Paris UN Climate Conference
Scene shot from Seeds of Freedom

Seeds of Freedom

A packed Friends’ Meeting House was given food for thought by a talk and film on the subject of ‘food sovereignty’. The film, ‘Seeds of Freedom’, showed how traditional farming practices around the world have been hit by the introduction of genetically modified seeds and farming methods, which place the profit-margins of multi-national companies above the needs of rural communities.

Posted 09:33 Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Barbara Echlin Global Justice Now Green Christians Hastings Against War Hastings and District Interfaith Forum John Fowler Seeds of Sovereignty

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

A tasty breakfast kicks off Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight kicked off with a tasty breakfast on Sunday against a background of dismal prospects for sugar cane producers in developing countries. On the programme are a joint event with Global Justice Now and a wine tasting at the De La Warr. Nick Terdre reports.

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 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
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