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Wylfa update

Anti-nuke power campaign working with Japanese campaigners

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Hard times

Deaths linked to benefit claims may have doubled in the last two years, according to information obtained by Disability News Service through freedom of information requests.

Tale of two summits

At the end of July, Disabled People Against Cuts held an ‘International Deaf and Disabled People’s Solidarity Summit’, Disability News Service reports.

Great expectations

Devonport and Rosyth dockyards cannot host Britain’s Trident submarines, which carry nuclear missiles, because they are full up with 20 obsolete nuclear submarines which have not been decommissione

Our mutual friends

Social media has changed the way campaigning works, according to the London Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) so it is creating ‘peace networks’ across the capital to reflect those changes.

Parade

In mid-September, Voices for Creative Nonviolence US held an eight-day ‘Disarm Trident’ peace walk along the east coast of the USA.

Precipice

As PN went to press, police were suspending the clearing of treehouses in Hambach Forest in western Germany, and memorial vigils were being held throughout the country.

Persuasion

The British army is targeting young working-class people for recruitment, an internal marketing document has revealed.

Nonsense sensibility

There was a counter-exhibition in mid-September, ‘From Nope to Hope: Art vs Arms, Oil and Injustice’, held by artists who had withdrawn their work from an exhibition about protest art at the Design

Free Hassan

On 15 September, Bahraini exile Ali Mushaima ended his 46-day liquid-only hunger strike in front of the Bahraini embassy.