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Government challenged to rule out 'corporate courts'

30 July 2019 - 7:30am

Government challenged to rule out ‘corporate courts’ after Brexit, following criticism by influential MPs

  • Trade Committee calls investment rules ‘hugely controversial’ ahead of possible no deal Brexit
  • Armenia is latest country to be threatened, with $2 billion claim by mining company Lydian over Amulsar gold mine
  • New 18-minute documentary charts story of resistance to international mining industry in Amulsar

Liam Fox 'in denial' over huge public concern at post-Brexit trade deals

18 July 2019 - 11:15am

600,000 submissions to public consultation ‘essentially ignored’, say campaigners

Comment: Amazon Prime Day Protests

15 July 2019 - 12:15pm

"There is nothing modern about exploitation."

#NHS71: We need global free healthcare now

5 July 2019 - 3:00pm

The most fitting birthday tribute is to ensure everyone has the right to universal and free healthcare

UK Charities statement on US so-called ‘Deal of the Century’

20 May 2019 - 2:30pm

Today, the Palestinian people are facing a national emergency and urgently need our support.

Processes for scrutinising trade deals “anachronistic and inadequate” - Parliament’s Constitution Committee

30 April 2019 - 1:30pm

Parliamentary processes on scrutiny of trade deals have today been branded as “anachronistic and inadequate” in a report released by Parliament’s Constitution Committee.[1] The report on “Parliamentary Scrutiny of Treaties” is the sixth in a series of reports by Parliamentary committees that have strongly criticised current Parliamentary processes for agreeing trade deals. [2]

Demonstrators to challenge Anglo American’s greenwashing tactics at shareholders’ meeting

26 April 2019 - 12:45pm

A coalition of organisations are set to take on Anglo American at its AGM on April 30, from 1.15 - 2.45pm at QEII Centre, Westminster.

 

Crackdown on Palestinian protesters raise questions about UK arms trade with Israel

30 March 2019 - 1:15pm

Over the past 5 years, the UK government has approved over £500million worth of arms exports to Israel. Those exports didn’t halt even as Israel was being investigated for war crimes stemming from unlawful use of force, and even as the UK government itself was issuing statements of concern about Israel’s violations of international law.

UK charities alarmed by UK decision not to support the UN Commission of Inquiry on Gaza

22 March 2019 - 10:15am

A dereliction of responsibility: UK charities alarmed by UK decision not to support UN Commission of Inquiry report into Gaza protests at the UN Human Rights Council

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