Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty
More Trident protesters freed ahead of international ban isolating the UK
Pacifists who blockaded Trident bomb factory in England acquitted
MEMBERS of a Christian group have been acquitted in the High Court of wilful obstruction after they blockaded a Trident bomb factory in England.
Five activists were prosecuted in Reading in January after they used super glue and arm locks to block a road outside Burghfield Atomic Weapons Establishment in Berkshire.
Their successful appeal to the High Court found yesterday (31 August) that the protestors were not obstructing a public highway.
Medical professionals speak out to demand isolated UK respect UN treaty banning Trident
Medact report compiles new evidence concerning impact of ‘regional’ nuclear war
AN INFLUENTIAL group of medical professionals has called on the UK Government to take heed of the new UN nuclear weapons ban treaty in the wake of new research into the health and demographic impacts of nuclear-armed conflict.
Victory for the Trident 2! Bail conditions against protesting banned UK nukes dropped
Brian Quail and Angie Zelter have been released pending trial
THE CONTROVERSIAL bail conditions against two Trident protestors have been dropped after a sustained campaign for justice for the activists.
Brian Quail 79 and Angie Zelter 66, had been held on remand following their arrest on 12 July for refusing to abide by bail conditions that meant they were banned from protest against the UK’s Trident nuclear weapon system at its bases at Faslane and Coulport in Scotland.
Angie Zelter of Trident2 challenges bail conditions that restrict banned weapons protests
Protestors pledge to continue resistance to UK weapons in Scotland
ANGIE ZELTER, one of two anti-nuclear weapons protestors arrested and then remanded in custody for refusing to end their anti-Trident activities will challenge her bail conditions in court today (Tuesday 25 July).
Demands grow for release of Trident2 arrested and held for protesting banned weapons
Brian Quail 78 and Angie Zelter 66 refuse to end anti-Trident protests
MOMENTUM is growing in support of two anti-Trident protestors being held in remand after refusing to end their protest activities against the nuclear weapons, which will be banned under international law from September.
Five arrested protesting against banned UK Trident nukes at Faslane
International protesters being held for court
FIVE anti-nuclear weapons campaigners have been arrested at Faslane naval base for protesting against the UK's Trident weapons system, banned from September under international law.
The three men and two women are members of the Trident Ploughshares international camp at Faslane, and took action by blocking the road to the Coulport nuclear weapons depot.
Scottish CND: “Disgusting” for Tories to ignore Scots Trident say in “complete madness” first strike row
Scottish anti-Trident campaign calls on voters to consider both candidate’s and party’s stances in #GE17
THE CHAIR of Scottish CND has labelled the UK Tory Government “disgusting” for ignoring Scottish opposition to the Trident nuclear weapons system, which is based on the Clyde.
Speaking to CommonSpace from the STUC Conference in Aviemore, Arthur West also branded comments by defence secretary Michael Fallon that Prime Minister Theresa May would be willing to launch nuclear war without the UK being attacked “complete madness”.
Scottish CND: Trident caught in a “pincer” between UN ban treaty and #ScotRef
Isolated UK continues “cavalier” attitude to nuclear non-proliferation campaigners say
ANTI-TRIDENT campaigners have said independence supporters will form a “pincer movement” with the international community, closing in on the UK’s increasingly precarious Trident nuclear weapon’s system, based at Faslane in Scotland.
Trump before the world: Scots UN delegates lash out over UK nuclear weapon ban boycott
Scots once again find their anti-Trident hopes frustrated by UK refusal to participate in UN talks
SCOTS LOBBYING for a historic nuclear weapons ban treaty have lashed out at the UK’s decision to “align” with US President Donald Trump in a boycott rather than co-operate in UN talks.
One hundred and twenty three countries voted for the ban treaty under resolution L.41 in October 2016, with only 38 countries opposing and 16 abstaining, and the drafting of the new treaty began yesterday (Monday 26 March).
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