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N-waste dump plan

As the problem of what to do with nuclear waste continues to grow, a small tribe of Native Americans in Utah may soon find that their home will be the dumping ground for a group of electric

War crimes in Brighton?

On 11 June, a demonstration against arms manufacturers EDO/MBM Technology was held by campaigners in Brighton.

Art Not Oil at the "National Petroleum Gallery"

On 13 June the Art Not Oil (ANO) exhibition kicked off outside the National Portrait Gallery in Central London.

Hunger strike over

On 21 June, Turkish conscientious objector Mehmet Tarhan ended his hunger strike: after 28 days, the prison authorities agreed to his conditions of equal treatment.

25 years for peace

Twenty-five years ago, on the green slope overlooking Willen Lake in Milton Keynes, the foundation stone was laid of the first Peace Pagoda in the Western Hemisphere.

"Let us not forget"

It is now ten years since the Army of the Republic of Srpska, with the support of the regime of Slobodan Milosevic, killed more than 8,000 Bosniaks in and around Srebrenica.

Women send message: war makes it worse!

Women in Black, London group, during the run-up to the general election invited passers-by to question the candidates of all parties on their attitudes to specific issues of militarism and war.

"Hot disobedient May" for Spain

If the headline news is of Spain withdrawing troops from Iraq and Bush giving premier Zapatero the cold shoulder, practical Spanish cooperation with the US and NATO remains firm.

Block the Builders finally take action

On 9 May, as the first BtB protester was being released from prison - after receiving a 14-day sentence for wanton vandalism in protest at new developments at AWE Aldermaston - Block the B

Protesters call for action to end genocide in Sudan

On Sunday 15 May exiles from Sudan, along with supporters, gathered in London to demand that the British government take action to halt the genocide in the Sudanese region of Darfur.