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First jailed squatter

On 27 September, Alex Haigh, 21, became the first person to be sentenced under a new law that bans squatting in residential properties.

Sports make peace

A postgraduate course in peacemaking through sport starts this month in Spain at the Open University of Catalonia, supported by the UN cultural body, UNESCO, and FC Barcelona Foundation. 

Intruder alert

Back in the UK, a group called 'The Intruders' managed to gatecrash two high society events, first giving the former head of the government tax body HMRC

Kudankulam

Over 700 boats laid 'siege' to the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, India on 8 October, in the latest demonstration by the Peo

GM fears revived

The scientific establishment, including the European food safety authority, has rounded on a ....

Drones walk reaches RAF Waddington

The highlight of the Drones Week of Action 2012 was an eight-day, 90-mile peace walk.

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National Gallery cuts arms link as CAAT wins prize

The Campaign Against Arms Trade celebrates a double victory

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Census COs

Conscientious objectors to the 2011 Census in the UK continue their courtroom struggles.

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Western Sahara

An international delegation from the Robert F Kennedy (RFK) Centre for Justice and Human Rights witnessed police

Nepal crisis

Not much change here. First, Nepalis fought a bitter civil war for 10 years.