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One shiny toy

The British armed forces are spending £30m developing their own raygun (‘laser directed energy weapon’) called, wait for it, ‘Dragonfire’.

Over 1,600 peace actions

Campaign Nonviolence plan 'Referendum for a nonviolent future' for 2018


Two big steps forward for the labour movement

TUC backs conversion and divestment


Silence = crime

Muslim human rights activist convicted for not surrendering passwords


Stop coal, protect the climate

800 arrested during weekend of mass civil disobedience


French clown risks prison

Activists arrested during backwards anti-nuke protest


Blockaders' convictions overturned

Prosecution failed to establish road boundary rules judge


Homage to Catalonia

Mayors threatened, offices raided and posters confiscated as Spain cracks down on independence referendum


Stopping the arms trade is not a crime

Campaigners plead not guilty


A-bomb fasts

Four-day fast marks anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings