eremy Corbyn has introduced plans for a brand new organisation to help social justice, peace and human rights within the UK and world wide.
The previous Labour chief stated his Peace and Justice Venture will “convey individuals collectively” to create “a future that works for the numerous, not the few”.
Mr Corbyn, now sitting as an impartial MP following the Equality and Human Rights Fee’s report into anti-Semitism within the Labour Get together, will launch the initiative subsequent month.
In an announcement video, Mr Corbyn blasted the Authorities’s “mishandling” of the coronavirus pandemic.
The mission will intention to convey individuals collectively to help social and environmental justice, peace and internationalism and can deal with combating poverty, inequality and unaccountable company energy, the Islington North MP stated.
Sir Keir Starmer’s predecessor added that the Peace and Justice Venture will promote peace, international co-operation, local weather justice, self-determination, democracy and human rights by working with social actions and commerce unions and constructing networks for progressive change,
The mission will begin on January 17 2021 following a web based occasion which is able to function panellists together with Labour peer Christine Blower, Unite union common secretary Len McCluskey and Labour MP Zarah Sultana.
Within the launch video Mr Corbyn stated: “The coronavirus pandemic has uncovered and deepened the size of injustice and inequality in our society. Its mishandling and devastating human penalties have proven the lack of our privatised, hollowed-out methods to satisfy the of challenges of our instances.”
Talking forward of the launch, Mr Corbyn stated: “The intention of the Peace and Justice Venture might be to convey individuals collectively, for social justice, peace and human rights, in Britain and internationally.
“It’s there to create house, hope and alternative for these campaigning for social justice and a future that works for the numerous, not the few.
“We’ll work with unions and social actions to construct a community of campaigners, grassroots activists, thinkers and leaders, to share experiences and generate concepts about options to our widespread issues.
“We’ll mix analysis and evaluation with campaigning and organising. And we will construct on the favored socialist insurance policies developed within the Labour Get together over the previous 5 years.
“This yr, many people have felt powerless within the face of forces past our management. It doesn’t need to be like that. Issues can, and they’ll, change.”
Rafael Correa, former president of Ecuador, stated: “Coronavirus has proven once more how neoliberalism is incapable of coping with the massive disaster our societies face.
“Now, greater than ever, we should be united in our struggles internationally in opposition to neoliberalism and inequality.
“We have to construct a world the place company energy is changed with actual democracy, the place individuals have entry to full rights, key companies like well being and training, and a life with dignity.
“I welcome the creation of Jeremy Corbyn’s new Peace and Justice Venture, and I stay up for working with him for a world the place individuals come earlier than capital.”