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PN Staff

CO Day

War refusers receive messages of support

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Protesters block public and private land – at the same time

'Farcical' prosecution of ant-nuke campaigners

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Unions and NGOs block Saudi arms ship

Italian dock workers and French human rights groups take anti-war action

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Here’s a lead

Who’s offering training in nonviolent direct action right now?

Inspectors freed

On 29 March, two US Veterans for Peace were released from prison in Limerick, Ireland, after being arrested at a protest against the US military base at Shannon airport on 17 March.

Busy, busy, busy

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) is waiting to hear the results of a major appeal, on its legal case against British arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen.

City, city, city

On 9 May, Renfrewshire council passed a resolution urging the Strathclyde Pension Fund to stop investing in businesses involved in the construction and development of nuclear weapons.

Remember...

Memorial to Haringey conscientious objectors unveiled

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Can we unite Leavers and Remainers?

How to have difficult conversations (about Brexit)

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Defender detained

On 6 March, an Israeli military court extended for another six months the detention without charge of a Palestinian human rights defender.