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#SayNoToWar

Indians and Pakistanis used social media to try to prevent war at the end of February.

Say yes to INF

On 1 February, the US government announced that it was no longer bound by the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, and that it would withdraw completely in August.

Free Diego Garcia

Britain must hand the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean back to Mauritius – and that includes the largest island, Diego Garcia, where the US has built a massive military base.

Not proud of BAE

Over 200 people have signed a petition calling on Pride in Surrey to drop arms manufacturer BAE Systems as a sponsor of its 10 August parade in Woking.

Bike for Peace

On 27 February, Bike for Peace launched its 2019 ride from Westminster Hall in the houses of parliament, London.

Grow Heathrow

On 26 February, bailiffs seized buildings in the front half of Grow Heathrow, the squatted community garden in the village of Sipson.

Western Sahara

The government of Morocco will go a long way to prevent Westerners hearing criticism of its policies in Western Sahara, which it has illegally occupied since 1975.

Defender detained

On 6 March, an Israeli military court extended for another six months the detention without charge of a Palestinian human rights defender.

1,400,000 students strike for the climate

Actions across globe demand urgent action on climate change

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When murder is not a crime

State killings in Northern Ireland: what you won’t read in recent Guardian coverage

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