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Polden, David

Solidarity extends from a Yorkshire spy base to Guantánamo hunger strikers

Menwith Hill protests


MPs criticise undercover police for sexual relationships

At least five women are taking legal action against the Metropolitan police, accusing it of causing emotional turmoil and breaching their right to a private life.


Wave of support for climate activists being sued for £5m

There has been a furious response to the news that transnational power company EDF is suing 21 anti-climate change activists for £5m for shutting down an EDF power station in Nottinghamshire for a week.


Occupy Palestine!

On 10 January, over 300 Palestinians set up camp in an Israeli-occupied area north-east of Jerusalem known as ‘E1’.

Alfie Meadows and Zak King face third trial

Student protestors Alfie Meadows and Zak King face a third trial for taking part in a  demonstration on 9 December 2010 against the trebling of university tuition fees, the scrapping of the Educational Maintenance Allowance and other attacks on public education.


Thousands join 68-day Kurdish hunger strike

Kurds struggling for peace talks & language rights.


Mass tresspass at Hinkley: six arrested during two-day camp

A variety of protests were seen during a weekend camp at the Hinkley nuclear power station.


Palestine resists austerity, repression and enclosure

Campaigning inside Palestine - against the Palestine authority as well as against Israeli occupation


Diggers 2012 win partial victory

A partial victory for Runnymede Eco-Village


No cycling - it's the Olympics

182 arrested at Critical Mass action