27/10/2014   Government's stealth attack on civil liberties

The coalition’s criminal justice and courts bill is seeking to dismantle judicial review, one of the most powerful tools citizens have over their government. In almost every case of injustice by the Home Office it is judicial review which allowed the most vulnerable people in the country to challenge the most powerful.

09/10/2014   Let's Not Talk About Fracking

National parks could become drilling sites as the Government speeds up the application process so fracking companies can start drilling within 6 months. But the Government and the Industry haven’t even turned up at any national debates, nor have they researched fracking’s clear and significant impacts. On the eve of the Global Frackdown, read about what we don’t know about fracking and what you can do about it.

24/09/2014   'Corrupt' British Oil Firm endangers Virunga Gorillas

photo by Lukas Spiekerphoto by Lukas SpiekerA film due out in November shows Soco International making illegal payments to DRC rebels and a local MP for lobbying in its favour. HRW claim fishermen, activists and park rangers oppposing oil exploration in the National Park have been badly beaten. But Soco has contracted libel lawyers Schillings and Bell Pottinger to silence the media.

03/09/2014   Badgers to be killed in Gloucestershire and Somerset

Photo: Melissa HarrisonPhoto: Melissa Harrison“Sentient animals slaughtered for a policy that simply will not work” says Badger Trust CEO Dominic Dyer on the badger cull being renewed despite a high court challenge that has every possibility of declaring it unlawful. Join the campaign against the cull.

29/08/2014   Mass protest at NATO war summit

Wales could see its biggest protests in a generation as 60 world leaders meet at the Celtic Manor in Newport for the NATO summit on 4-5 September to plan new wars. Thousands of anti-war campaigners have opened a camp at Tredegar Park.

05/08/2014   Israeli arms factory shut down by UK campaigners

Pro-Palestine campaigners have chained the doors shut and are occupying the roof of an arms factory in Shenstone, Staffordshire, owned by an Israeli military company that manufactures engines for drones exported to Israel.

31/07/2014   Cameron renews US nuclear deal in secret

Despite calls for a debate on the renewal of the Mutual Defence Agreement nuclear cooperation treaty with the USA, the Government has waved through a 10-year extension without informing Parliament, in what CND calls a contempt of Parliament and a travesty of democracy.

13/07/2014   Pesticide lobby driving TTIP agenda

No sector has lobbied the EC on the proposed EU-US trade deal (TTIP) more than Agribusiness, according to Corporate Europe Observatory’s latest research. Agribusinesses have had more contacts with the Commission’s trade department (DG Trade) than from the pharmaceutical, chemical, financial and car industries put together.

02/07/2014   Legal complaint filed to end GCHQ attacks on ISPs

GreenNet with 6 other ISPs from around the world are calling for an end to GCHQ’s attacking and exploitation of network infrastructure in order to unlawfully gain mass access to private communications. The complaint, filed by Riseup (US), GreenNet (UK), Greenhost (Netherlands), Mango (Zimbabwe), Jinbonet (Korea), May First/People Link (US), and the Chaos Computer Club (Germany), along with Privacy International, is the first time that ISPs have taken collective action against GCHQ.