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Clean up the act

Supporters pay drone campaigners' fine

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Machtivists on trial

Heathrow 13 found guilty

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When will they ever learn?

Coal giant attempts to enclose common land

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Kurdistan

Turkey’s Kurdish peace process collapsed last summer.

Western Sahara

On 10 December, Human Rights Day, the people of Western Sahara, illegally occupied by Morocco for 40 years, won a small victory when the European Union’s court of justice (ECJ) overturned a 2012 EU

Nepal crisis

Against the backdrop of a four-month blockade of Indian imports, police shot dead three Madhesi protesters in eastern Nepal on 21 January, bringing the total number of deaths in the ethnic unrest t

Save us!

Bill Gates fun facts are presented in a retro video game, ‘Save Us, Bill Gates’.

Conserve us!

On 14 January, the Haringey council pensions committee pledged to divest its £900m pension fund from coal, and to invest one-third of its equity funds into a ‘low-carbon fund’.

Preserve us!

Down in East Sussex, after an intervention by the local anti-roads group, Combe Haven Defenders, in mid-January, Rother council suddenly postponed consideration of a planning application for a prop

Protect us!

On 19 January, US peace activist Mary Anne Grady Flores began a six-month sentence for stepping into the road next to a US drones base in New York state in 2013.