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Polden, David

Police ban on XR was illegal

Police abused powers over 500 times during October ‘rebellion’


Bike ride for Palestinians banned

Tower Hamlets Council feared event would breach International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-semitism


Kings Bay Ploughshares 7 trial starts 21 October

Anti-nuke activists face 25 years in prison


Over 100 arrests in the run-up to DSEI

Hundreds block arms fair for nine hours on'No Faith in War Day'


Paris arms fair: 50 arrests

French arms dealers responsible for civilian deaths in Yemen


Büchel blockades

Campaign to get US nukes repatriated continues


Extinction Rebellion in court

74 charged and counting


Changing it up

David Polden surveys three recent UK peace movement actions


Stop the bulldozers

Campaigners block JCB headquarters


Stansted 15 spared jail, spark resistance

Sentencing prompts counter-trial and direct action