Clean up the act

IssueFebruary - March 2016
News by Lotte Reimer

In September last year, Anna Jane Evans, Awel Irene, Angharad Tomos and Sian ap Gwynfor were convicted of criminal damage for painting ‘DIM ADAR ANGAU – NO DEATH DRONES’ on Llanbedr Airfield runway and ordered to pay £565 for cleaning the runway.

By the time of the deadline for the payment, contributions had poured in, as explained by Evans: ‘It is with great reluctance I am paying my share of what it cost to clean the runway. I have been overwhelmed by the number of people who have wanted to contribute. Nearly £4,000 has been collected. The additional money is going towards the production of a Wales bilingual version of the educational resource “Fly Kites not Drones” for young people in Wales.’

Boosted by the action and the extra funds the campaign continues against the use of armed drones and Welsh land as a testing ground for war.

Topics: Drones
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