Standing up for human rights: Messages to Sajid Javid

23 Jul 18

Today 38 Degrees-ers in their thousands are tweeting their MPs, calling on them to condemn Sajid Javid’s plan to allow two British people to potentially face the death penalty in the US. Please read below to see just some of the messages sent in from...

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Save the Windrush Generation: Petition hand in

18 Apr 18

Last week, 38 Degrees-er Christine started up a petition calling on the Home Office to stop deporting “Windrush Generation” Commonwealth citizens who’ve made their lives in the UK. This week the petition hit 100,000 (in just a few days!) and 38 Degrees staff member, Ruby,...

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Let refugee children live safely with their families

5 Mar 18

Refugee children who flee war torn countries and terror are facing life in the UK alone, thousands of miles from their parents. Right now they don’t have the right to bring their families to live with them in the UK. [1] Families are being broken up by...

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Whistleblower: deportation?

7 Dec 17

As a finance industry whistleblower, Kweku Adoboli has shined a light on reckless risk-taking and corruption in banking. [1] But in just 48 hours he’s facing deportation from the country he moved to as a child and is proud to call home. [2] It’s simple,...

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Protect Whistleblowers

13 Feb 17

The Government’s legal advisers have revealed plans to lock up people who expose things like human rights abuses. They could face prison sentences of up to 14 years. Under these terrifying new laws, even journalists could face charges just because they were sent certain information....

People power 1 – Unilever 0

9 Mar 16

Unilever, a huge global corporation that makes billions of pounds in profit, have just buckled under the pressure of ordinary people. That’s right: you and thousands of others have forced this corporate giant – the owner of PG Tips, Marmite, Dove and more – to...