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04.07.2016

Permission granted for judicial review into legality of UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Permission granted for judicial review into legality of UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Media, Press Releases, 30 June 2016 By Campaign Against the Arms Trade High Court grants judicial review into arms exports to Saudi Arabia, following unprecedented case brought by Campaign Against Arms Trade Extensive evidence suggests Saudi Arabian forces have committed war crimes in Yemen UK has licensed… »

30.06.2016

DiEM25: building on the OUT for an inclusive IN

DiEM25: building on the OUT for an inclusive IN

DiEM25 campaigned vigorously in favour of a radical IN vote. OUT won because the EU establishment have made it impossible, through their anti-democratic reign (not to mention the asphyxiation of weaker countries like Greece), for the people of Britain to imagine a democratic EU. Our radical IN campaign… »

29.06.2016

Jeremy Corbyn: I will not resign

Jeremy Corbyn: I will not resign

In his Facebook page Jeremy Corbyn replies to the Labour MPs who yesterday expressed a no-confidence vote against him. In the aftermath of last week’s referendum, our country faces major challenges. Risks to the economy and living standards are growing. The public is divided. The Government is in disarray. »

28.06.2016

Thousands Rally to Support U.K. Opposition Leader Corbyn as He Faces No-Confidence Vote

Thousands Rally to Support U.K. Opposition Leader Corbyn as He Faces No-Confidence Vote

In London, thousands of people rallied outside Parliament to show support for opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who faces a no-confidence vote amid a revolt within his own Labour Party after Britain voted to leave the European Union. Addressing supporters, Corbyn called for unity against racism. “One of the horrible disfigurements… »

27.06.2016

UK: Act to Curb Xenophobic Attacks After Referendum

UK: Act to Curb Xenophobic Attacks After Referendum

The authorities should take strong action to curb xenophobic attacks and abuse in the United Kingdom in the wake of last week’s European Union referendum, Human Rights Watch said today. Individuals from minority ethnic and religious groups and people of other EU nationalities have reported being victims of verbal and… »

27.06.2016

Video conference for campus and community organizers (June 2016)

Video conference for campus and community organizers (June 2016)

Electronic Frontier Foundation Defending your rights in the digital world Video conference for campus and community organizers (June 2016)   Are you part of a campus or community organization concerned about digital rights? If not, do you want to raise a… »

22.06.2016

Last California Nuclear Plant to Close & Be Replaced by Renewable Energy

Last California Nuclear Plant to Close & Be Replaced by Renewable Energy

In a major victory for environmentalists, California is going nuclear-free, ending atomic energy’s more than half-century history in the state. On Tuesday, one of the state’s largest utilities agreed to a proposal endorsed by environmental groups and labor unions to shutter California’s last operating nuclear power plant, Diablo Canyon, by… »

15.06.2016

Hillary Clinton Wins in Washington, D.C. and Meets with Sanders

Hillary Clinton Wins in Washington, D.C. and Meets with Sanders

Hillary Clinton has won the final Democratic primary in Washington, D.C. Clinton met with rival Bernie Sanders for nearly two hours Tuesday night. In statements afterwards, the campaigns said they had agreed to work together on a “progressive agenda” for the Democratic Party platform in July. Sanders had issued a… »

13.06.2016

Shooter at Pulse Nightclub Purchased Guns, Including AR-15, Legally

Shooter at Pulse Nightclub Purchased Guns, Including AR-15, Legally

One of the guns used by Mateen at the Pulse nightclub was an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle. The gun was also used in the massacres at Sandy Hook Elementary School; the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater; and at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California. AR-15-style rifles like Mateen’s were once… »

12.06.2016

Global nuclear weapons: downsizing but modernizing

Global nuclear weapons: downsizing but modernizing

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches its annual nuclear forces data, which highlights the current trends and developments in world nuclear arsenals. The data shows that while the overall number of nuclear weapons in the world continues to decline, none of the nuclear weapon-possessing states are prepared… »

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