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Olympics

Just 3% of Olympic cycling arrests result in convictions

Five of the 182 cyclists arrested at last July’s Critical Mass bike ride in east London (PN 2549) were c

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Bravo Virginia!

Memories of the Olympic Games, 1948 and 2012.

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Olympics, politics and me

Peace campaigner Virginia Moffatt is (partially) seduced by the Olympics

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For an Olympic Peace

Pat Gaffney surveys faith groups' Olympic activism

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Mind games

Jim Huggan, Knodishall

ImageThe Olympic Shenanigans reminds me of an Olympic year in t

Mark Perryman, Why the Olympics Aren’t Good For Us, And How They Can Be

OR Books 2012; 140pp;£8

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Security Games

Community legal observers – one response to the Olympic police operation

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We are all being ASBO’d

Simon Moore, the first person to be served with an ASBO relating to the Oympics, was in court again today. 

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Occupy the marshes

Six Occupy activists were arrested at an Olympics occupation on 10 April.

Olympics for Peace?

At the end of March, Christian peace groups Pax Christi and Westminster Justice and Peace wrote an open letter to the organising committee for the London Olympic ga