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Police ban on XR was illegal

Police abused powers over 500 times during October ‘rebellion’

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Government breaks court order over Yemen

More licences granted for military equipment to Saudi-led coalition

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Standing up for the Kings Bay Plowshares 7

Solidarity with Catholic peace activists facing jail

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Making peace

Bexhill meeting explores UN Charter

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XR Peace forms – 57 arrests in October

Hundreds of peace activists join October actions

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Going fossil-free

East Sussex divestment campaigners to launch nonviolent action campaign

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XR prisoner

Mark Ovland (36) was arrested during the XR actions in London in April, and again in October. He was one of those arrested for standing on a Tube train at Canning Town.

Irresponsibility

Some of the most influential professional engineering and science organisations (PESOs) in the UK have promoted fossil fuel and arms companies to schoolchildren – without discussing the ethical iss

Money, money, money

The Metropolitan police more than doubled their spending on policing the protests against the DSEI arms fair in East London, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

Frackfree?

At the beginning of November, the Conservative government announced a moratorium on fracking in the UK – ‘until compelling new evidence is provided’ proving that hydraulic fracturing of shale rock