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Polden, David

Remembering Hiroshima

On 25 July, 12 people from Japan joined around 100 others to take part in the ongoing Faslane 365 Blockade.

Vanunu prison sentence

On 2 July, former Israeli nuclear technician Mordechai Vanunu was sentenced to one year in prison (6 months suspended) for fourteen violations of a ban on talking to foreigners - actually,

The Fantastic 5

All the “Fairford Five” cases have now been concluded, with three acquittals and two convictions after six trials and heroic legal efforts by all five peace activists who took direct action

In the clink

23 March, London: After a two week hearing, Judge Justice Tugendhat at the High Court rejects claims by Louis Austin and Geoffrey Saxby for compensation for their “right to liberty” under the Europ