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Can we unite Leavers and Remainers?

How to have difficult conversations (about Brexit)

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Defender detained

On 6 March, an Israeli military court extended for another six months the detention without charge of a Palestinian human rights defender.

Western Sahara

The government of Morocco will go a long way to prevent Westerners hearing criticism of its policies in Western Sahara, which it has illegally occupied since 1975.

Grow Heathrow

On 26 February, bailiffs seized buildings in the front half of Grow Heathrow, the squatted community garden in the village of Sipson.

Bike for Peace

On 27 February, Bike for Peace launched its 2019 ride from Westminster Hall in the houses of parliament, London.

Not proud of BAE

Over 200 people have signed a petition calling on Pride in Surrey to drop arms manufacturer BAE Systems as a sponsor of its 10 August parade in Woking.

Free Diego Garcia

Britain must hand the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean back to Mauritius – and that includes the largest island, Diego Garcia, where the US has built a massive military base.

Women strike for equality

Six million women join Spanish protests

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Extinction Rebellion spreads

Group claims 200 chapters worldwide as protests continue

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Four Green MEPs arrested at Belgian nuclear base

Action challenges EU countries to expel US nukes

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