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Disruption can be lawful: supreme court overturns DSEI convictions

No Faith in War Four acquittal confirmed


XR activists win 11 acquittals

Ignoring judge, jury finds campaigners who 'damaged' Shell building not guilty


Colston 4 choose jury trial

Trial scheduled for 13 December


Stansted 15 terror charges quashed

'No case to answer' for activists who prevented deportation 


Assange trial approaches – Manning still in prison

Extradition hearing to take place on 24 February


They came to stop a crime

The trial of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7


Protesters block public and private land – at the same time

'Farcical' prosecution of ant-nuke campaigners


Stansted 15 spared jail, spark resistance

Sentencing prompts counter-trial and direct action


Disarmers acquitted

‘Not guilty’ verdicts for Ploughshares activists Sam Walton and Dan Woodhouse


Disarmers two, BAE nil

Andrea Needham reports on the recent trial of Sam Walton and Dan Woodhouse in Burnley