What to read on World Day for International Justice

July 17 marks World Day for International Justice. Genocide, crimes against humanity, war, and other aggressions, are some threatening issues discussed on the day to ensure peace and well-being of the world. Here’s a mix of books that look at both social and legal justice.

πŸ“š On Fire: The Case for a Green New Deal by Naomi Klein

πŸ“š Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats by Maya Goodfellow

πŸ“š Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent by Priyamvada Gopal

πŸ“š This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook by Extinction Rebellion

πŸ“š Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India by Shashi Tharoor

πŸ“š Rhodes Must Fall: The Struggle to Decolonise the Racist Heart of Empire by editors Roseanne Chantiluke, Brian Kwoba and Athinangamso Nkopo

πŸ“š A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things by Raj Patel

πŸ“š Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth

πŸ“š When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Asha Bandele and Patrisse Cullors

πŸ“š The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and Its Solutions by Jason Hickel

πŸ“š The Rule of Law by Tom Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill

πŸ“š Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

πŸ“š Security and Crime: Converging Perspectives on a Complex World by Alison Wakefield

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Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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