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Nuclear Power

Uranium so over

Late news: on 13 July, the government of Jiangmen city in southern China’s Guangdong province cancelled a $6bn uranium processing plant after nearly 1,000 people demonstrated against the plans.

Fasting against the bomb at Burghfield

Activists help knit 7 mile scarf in lead-up to Burghfield disarmament camp


Hiroshima fast comes to Burghfield

The Paris fast for Hiroshima and Nagasaki this August, referred to in the last issue, is actually a Paris-Burghfield-Büchel fast!



Protests continue in Tamil Nadu, India, against the Kudankulam nuclear power plant (see PN 2550) which has still not yet gone online.

Nuclear power protests heat up

On 19 December, four anti-nuclear power campaigners pleaded guilty to obstructing traffic at Hinkley Point in Somerset, in late November.


Over 700 boats laid 'siege' to the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, India on 8 October, in the latest demonstration by the Peo

Mass tresspass at Hinkley: six arrested during two-day camp

A variety of protests were seen during a weekend camp at the Hinkley nuclear power station.


Ynys Môn, nuclear power and the new China Syndrome

The latest moves in the opposition to the troubled Wylfa B nuclear power plant.


Indian police kill anti-nuclear power resister

Two local fishermen have died protesting against the activation of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, India.


Pentagon prayers

On 6 August, Hiroshima Day, members of the Atlantic Life Community (ALC) witnessed for peace in a Washington museum by demonstrating next to the refurbished Enola Gay, the aircraft that dropped the