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Brexit and direct action

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

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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.

Wylfa update

Anti-nuke power campaign working with Japanese campaigners

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Peace Train

Aberystwyth campaigner delivers anti-nuke petition to PM

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Nant Llesg victory

'Historic victory' for anti-coal campaign

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Colombia

What’s been happening with the Colombian peace process since November 2016?

Western Sahara

More than 7,000 people marched for a free Western Sahara in an annual march in Madrid on 17 November.

60,000 not 6,000

Not a single national newspaper reported the National Unity Demonstration Against Racism and Fascism in central London on 17 November (though many did cover the Extinction Rebellion civil disobedie

24,000 not 2

Since Palestinians began their largely nonviolent Great March of Return protests at the Gaza-Israel border fence in March, Israeli security forces have shot dead over 180 Palestinians, and injured