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Turkish war

In late January, amid ongoing mass arrests, Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan secured parliamentary approval for constitutional reforms that will widen his powers as president, and may allow him

Western Sahara

In mid-January, EU and French authorities were asked to seized the cargo of a ship accused of bringing fish oil from occupied Western Sahara to France.

Nepal peace process

The Nepali authorities have failed to deliver justice for human rights abuses during either the 10-year civil war or the anti-constitution protests in the low-lying Madesh region in late 2015.

In and out

This is just three days of news of Palestinians interned without charge or trial by the Israeli government (‘administrative detention’).

Sessions sit-in

On 3 January, six members of the US ‘National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’ (NAACP) were arrested after they occupied the Mobile, Alabama, offices of president Donald Trump’s n

Ship kept in

On 19 December, a demonstration was held outside the Haifa district court in Israel in support of the Freedom Flotilla Coalition’s demand for the return of the Women’s Boat to Gaza, the Zaytoun

Quakers acquitted for Burghfield action

No case to answer for nuke protestors

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Thatcher ‘horrified’ by sub-jack

Secret cabinet office papers reveal impact of nuke sub protest

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Women’s March on Washington spreads round the world – after being challenged at home on disability and race

Over 5 million march on seven continents

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Stop DSEI – training trainers

Activist gear up for arms fair protests

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