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Polden, David

One year in prison for Italian direct actionist

Anti-drones action caused £500,000 damage


Gaza marches continue

20,000 Palestinian women march for end to illegal siege


Two wins for arms trade activists

Glasgow arms fair was directly linked to Trident nuke system, online news service reveals


Disabled activists occupy parliament

House of Commons declared 'crime scene'


Faslane Peace Campers scapegoated?

Anti-nuke activists singled out for harsher treatment following arms fair blockade


Mark Kennedy spied on French activists too

Terrorism charges followed arrival of British undercover cop, documents reveal


Arms fair trials abandoned

13 cases dropped after aquittal of Christian activists


Free Ahed Tamimi

Israel’s military justice system characterised by prolonged pre-trial detention, abuse of kids and sham trials, says Amnesty


Yorkshire anti-frackers declare victory

Well capped after government calls for financial review of Third Energy


13 more anti-DSEI arms fair protestors acquitted, some because it was ‘reasonable’ to obstruct arms fair

Trials to continue through May