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PN Staff

Blocked around the clock

Hundreds join mass action at Lancashire fracking site

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Focus on spycops

London and Glasgow conferences mark 50 years since the formation of Britain's undercover political police squad

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2,500 arrests in US

New Poor People’s Campaign says: ‘Another America is possible’

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Protesters chained to houses of parliament railings call for UK to sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

A Trident Ploughshares Press Release

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The Kings Bay Ploughshares Seven

Activists face 10 years imprisonment for disarmament action

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Western Sahara

In May, a Moroccan state mining company, OCP, bought back phosphate that it had illegally mined in, and shipped from, Western Sahara.

Yemeni port at risk

The ‘vast majority’ of the civilians who’ve been killed and injured in the Yemen war since March 2015, ‘were as a result of airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition’, according to Ravina S

GDPR is good PR

The Stop the War Coalition (STWC) took a different approach to the EU’s ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR) from most anti-war/peace organisations.

I spy Springfield

Thousands of flasks of radioactive uranium hexafluoride (‘hex’) are transported down country lanes every year from the Springfields nuclear fuel plant near Preston, Lancs.

Zero progress in Zad

As PN went to press, the French government was expected to try again to evict la ZAD (‘the zone to be defended’), a huge occupied site near Nantes in western France.