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Friendship, poetry and Freedom from Torture

Aberystwyth anti-torture fundraiser packed

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Free Scotland

Despite the opposition to nuclear weapons of the Scottish public and the Scottish government, local government pension funds, universities and financial institutions in Scotland are investing billi

Free Western Sahara

Geoex Ltd, a geological services company based in Kent, has been helping Moroccan state oil company OHNYM survey for gas and oil off the coast of Western Sahara.

Free Hassan

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

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a counter-exhibition in mid-September, ‘From Nope to Hope: Art vs Arms, Oil and Injustice’, held by artists who had withdrawn their work from an exhibition about protest art at the Design

Persuasion

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

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.

Parade

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

More Poor People’s Campaign

Voter registration drives happening in over 40 states in run up to November mid-terms

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Hiroshima-Nagasaki fasts

Anti-nuke actions span seven countries

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