Cymru, CND

CND Cymru
5 February 2013News

CND Cymru urges supporters and all who care about peace and justice in the world to put the date of the next Academi Heddwch Cymru/Wales Peace Institute conference in their diaries: 10am – 4.30pm, 23 March (Y Morlan, Aberystwyth).

Chaired by Mererid Hopwood and Stephen Thomas, speakers will include Jill Evans MEP, Dr. Robin Gwyndaf (vice-president of Cymdeithas y Cymod) and professor Jenny Pearce of the department of peace studies in Bradford University.

Over 1,500…

5 February 2013News

On 11 December 2012, as MPs in London prepared to debate British involvement in drone warfare, Wrexham Peace & Justice Forum (WPJF) held an information stall about drones – unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Hundreds of leaflets were handed out to passing shoppers, workers and Yale College students.

Two leaflets focused on Welsh concerns over drones, which are being developed and tested at Parc Aberporth. The airspace above 40,000 people living in 500 square miles of West Wales…

1 December 2010News

At 5am on 1 November, anti-nuclear campaigners began to nonviolently blockade the Devonport dockyard in Plymouth where Trident nuclear submarines are maintained and re-fitted. The blockade, called by the Plymouth-based Trident Ploughshares group “The Tamarians”, was not cleared until 9.45am.

By the end of the day, 14 people had been arrested at Camelshead gate. They had used a variety of methods to blockade, including attaching themselves to a car and joining themselves together…