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Vanunu released to cheers and veers

On Tuesday 21 April, Mordechai Vanunu was released after spending 18 years in prison.

Shell protest in London links Ireland and Nigeria

Crossing the Irish Sea, the “Battle of the Bog” reached London at the end of September, as protests were held outside Shell's South Bank headquarters.

Iraq: one year on

Even the most quixotic of observers must surely have been forced to admit, in the light of the shocking pictures of abuse suffered by Iraqi prisoners at the hands of US (and probably Briti

Marching on...

This Easter, biologically and culturally time of new life and hope in western Europe, saw a new and very large step taken by hundreds of anti-nuclear activists in Britain.

MAYDAY!

1 May is International Workers Day - traditionally a day of struggle against exploitation and capital - and each year there seems to be a widening of the issues focused on by activists glo

SOA activists sentenced

In late January, 28 peace activists were sentenced to a cumulative five years and ten and a half months in prison, five years probation, and US$8,500 in fines as a result of a nonviolent p

Japan says no to deployment

The deployment of Japanese troops in Iraq, which began in January and is the first such operation since the second world war, continues to attract opposition from the majority of Japanese

Non-stop nukestopping

Trident Ploughshares (TP) activists seem fuelled by something as long lasting as radioactivity, never ceasing in taking bites, sometimes mosquito size, at the bases and companies in England and Sco

Reaction against reactors

Up to 15,000 people took to the streets of Paris in January to protest against a new nuclear programme about to kick off in France and across Europe.

International law clears peace activists

In October a US jury found 19 peace activists not guilty after their trial for trespassing at a depleted uranium weapon maker's headquarters.