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Polden, David

Guantanamo fasters force-fed

Hunger strikes continue in Guantanamo and California

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German bomber base closed

US-German air force base blockaded

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US whistleblower imprisoned

Former army private given 35-year sentence for exposing torture and secret killings

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Guantánamo hunger strikers force-fed

On 17 May, the mass hunger strike at the Guantánamo Bay detention centre reached its 100th day.

Bombmakers blockaded

On 7 May, eight protesters from Christian groups blockaded the gate to Burghfield, the factory near Aldermaston where Trident nuclear warheads are finally assembled.

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55 Easters

Ever since the first Aldermaston March at Easter 1958, Aldermaston, where the UK’s nuclear warheads are made, has been the focus of CND’s anti-nuclear protest at Easter.

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Israel’s dirty war

While Palestinian prisoners continue hunger strikes against their detention without trial, Israeli and Egyptian forces are using sewage against Pal

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Solidarity extends from a Yorkshire spy base to Guantánamo hunger strikers

Menwith Hill protests

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MPs criticise undercover police for sexual relationships

At least five women are taking legal action against the Metropolitan police, accusing it of causing emotional turmoil and breaching their right to a private life.

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Wave of support for climate activists being sued for £5m

There has been a furious response to the news that transnational power company EDF is suing 21 anti-climate change activists for £5m for shutting down an EDF power station in Nottinghamshire for a week.

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