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Anti-war action

A-bomb fasts

Four-day fast marks anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

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I spy...

Independence day protests @ Menwith Hill

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TP titbits

On 12 July, two Trident Ploughshares (TP) campaigners were put in prison after refusing bail conditions.

The hammer has to fall

On 29 January, a Methodist minister and a Quaker activist entered BAE Systems’ Warton site in order to disarm warplanes bound for Saudi Arabia.

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Some action taken

With the trial that concluded just after last issue went to press, all 13 people charged during the Trident Ploughshares June month of action at the Burghfield nuclear bomb factory in Berkshire hav

Sword into hoe

On 16 March, James Dowling of the Brisbane Catholic Workers pleaded not guilty at Brisbane magistrates court.

Resisters in Bangor

On 7 March, 13 members of the Pacific Life Community were arrested amid snow and rain as they blockaded the Pacific home port of the US Trident nuclear ballistic missile submarine fleet, during the

Come healing

Here is some cheery news of recent direct action in the US collected by the very wonderful Nuclear Resister.

Humbled in love

Peace activists walk free after actions in Australia and the US.

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Don't entertain us

On the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme, a French choir was banned from singing Song of Craonne at the 1 July ceremony at a German cemetery. It was too anti-war (sample lyrics: ‘...