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Polden, David

Northwood blockaded for two hours

Christian peace activists block entrance to UK's military nerve centre


Parliament Square peace camp resists eviction

PN talks to peace activist Maria Gallastegui following her recent victory in the high court.


Israeli military stops Gaza convoy

On 4 November, the latest attempt to break the siege of Gaza ended when Israeli defence forces (IDF) boarded two ships in international waters, before taking them to the Israeli port of Ashdod.

SOCPAvistas, sleep on!

New legislation to curtail protest around Parliament.


The right to march?

On 26 August, the metropolitan police in London obtained the home secretary’s consent to ban marches in Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Islington, Waltham Forest, and Newham for one month from 2 September.

Mass arrests at tar sands protest

1252 arrested at US tar sands protests.


Iraq deportation blockaded

Action taken at detention centres.


Free speech fettered

Israeli Palestinian MP deported from UK.


Around Britain

Remember and resist


New Gaza flotilla

A new “Freedom Flotilla 2 – Stay Human” aid convoy is being assembled for another attempt to break the siege of Gaza.