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Western Sahara

The European Union is undermining the Western Sahara peace process.

Yemen: BAE criticism

In an unusual step, BAE Systems, Britain’s largest military manufacturer, criticised one of its biggest customers on 26 January.

Yemen: US senate push

As PN went to press, there was still a flicker of hope that the partial ceasefire would be strengthened in and around the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, which handles 70 percent of Yemen’s impor

Stansted 15 to be sentenced on 6 February

Anti-deportation campaigners face years in prison


Three actions

Arms trade protested in London and Brussels


Two minutes to midnight

Doomsday clock still 'closest it has ever been to apocalypse'


DSEI ‘not guilty’ verdicts overturned

Anti-arms trade campaigners found guilty on appeal


Brexit and direct action

Convictions for activism-related offences could lead to some European activists being forced to leave the UK


Israeli COs

In December and January, two Israeli Jewish teenagers won exemption from military service in the Israeli army after serving over 100 days in prison each for their conscientious objection.

Cleansing Palestinians

Palestinians are being forced from their homes throughout the Occupied Territories and in Israel itself.