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Talking

On 19 May, 200 Palestinian and 200 Israeli women held ‘Grassroots Peace Negotiations’ in downtown Tel Aviv, Israel.

Walking

On 7 April, scores of Palestinian and Israeli activists held a ‘Stop Annexing the Jordan Valley’ Freedom March organised by Combatants for Peace (CfP).

Famine threat to millions as Saudi attack on Yemeni port looms

Saudis have asked US for permission for devastating assault

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Llandudno Holocaust Memorial Day ‘hijack’

Zionist exploitation of event condemned by local council

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The Aberystwyth Declaration: A Green Nuclear-Free Wales

UK nuclear power driven by military demands - SPRU

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Turkey

On 20 March, Human Rights Watch reported on the Turkish government’s repression of Kurdish political parties which jailed 13 members of parliament and elected mayors and took control of 82 municipa

Western Sahara

Edinburgh-based Cairn Energy has been carrying out more seismic studies with its partner Kosmos Energy off the coast of occupied Western Sahara, says Western Sahara Resources Watch (WSRW).

Nepal crisis

On 6 March, three unarmed men were shot dead by Nepali police at a Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) demonstration in Janakpur, Saptari province.

Some action taken

With the trial that concluded just after last issue went to press, all 13 people charged during the Trident Ploughshares June month of action at the Burghfield nuclear bomb factory in Berkshire hav

Take action!

On 26 January, the hands of the Doomsday Clock moved 30 seconds closer to catastrophe.