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.

24/06/2014   $572m military aid for Egypt

Despite condemnation of Egypt’s jailing of Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed, the USA has just discreetly handed a plain brown envelope worth $572m to Egypt’s military rulers, with plenty more where that came from.

09/06/2014   The largest protest in human history

wearemany.tvwearemany.tvAt last Amir Amirani’s groundbreaking film charting the experiences and background of the February 15 2003 anti Iraq war march has premiered at the Sheffield DocFest, receiving a three and a half minute standing ovation.

04/06/2014   Government "scared of public opinion”

A freedom of information request by the Morning Star has revealed that 1,869 government e-petitions have not been published. Stop the War’s petition against sending Nato troops to Ukraine was withheld for 3 weeks until journalists phoned the MoD.