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SJOKK in Aberytwyth

Radical choirs make waves in Aberystwyth

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Denbighshire discuss military recruitment in schools

UK condemned as international outlier on child recruitment

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A flavour of the Arabic world

Barbara Lindsay

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Gandhi 150

The Indian government has been carrying out tree-planting, statue-erecting, cycling and so on, all around the world to mark the upcoming 150th birthday of Indian pacifist Mohandas Gandhi.

Gaza march

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated at the border fence between Gaza and Israel on 12 July, with 33 reportedly shot with live ammunition by Israeli soldiers.

Western Sahara

In July, French citizen Claude Mangin-Asfari was prevented for the fifth time from visiting her husband, the Sahrawi political prisoner Naâma Asfari.

No to artwashing

On 10 July, street art collective Protest Stencil withdrew from a Science Museum exhibition after finding that the top sponsor of the ‘Top Secret’ event was the arms manufacturer Raytheon.

Nukewatch spotters

On 10 July, Nukewatch spotted a nuclear warhead convoy heading north on the A34 near Oxford.

Remember Molesworth

On 29 June, there was a ceremony organised by the Molesworth Peace Garden Group and Christian CND to rededicate the peace garden and to remember peace activism at USAF Molesworth in Cambridgeshire.

Elbit protests

On 1 July, three activists from Manchester Palestine Action began a three-day rooftop occupation of a Israeli-owned arms factory, the five-storey-high Elbit Ferranti building in Oldham.