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Polden, David

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


Israel ‘reneges’ on deal

Palestinian prisoners still being held in solidarity confinement


'Forswear blockading or face seven years' jail'

US activist faces stiff jail sentence for resisting military recruiting


Police spy 'committed arson'

Did police spy Bob Lambert fire-bomb Debenhams?


1,600 hunger strikers’ victory

On 14 May, some 1,600 Palestinians held in Israeli prisons won major concessions from the Israeli prison service, leading them to end their mass hunger strike which started on 17 April (see PN 2545).