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‘Every time they arrested me, it just made my will to protest stronger’ via NYOOOZ

Actor Nandita Das with protestors Sundari and Milret, who have been struggling against the Koodankulam Nuclear Plant, at the book launch of The Ant in the Ear of the Elephant, on Monday. —photo: Rajneesh Londhe A new book by journalist … Continue reading

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Mothers, Students Join Japan’s Protests Over Security Bills via ABC News

Mothers holding their children’s hands stood in the sprinkling rain, some carrying anti-war placards, while students chanted slogans to the beat of a drum against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his defense policies. Japan is seeing new faces join the … Continue reading

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Documentary captures anti-nuclear protest movement’s evolution via The Japan Times

In the summer of 2012, tens of thousands of people gathered around the prime minister’s office with one message — no more nuclear power. People flooded the streets of Tokyo’s Nagatacho district, chanting and holding up signs saying “No Nukes!” … Continue reading

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Daniel Ellsberg Arrested at Lawrence Livermore Lab on 70th Anniversary of Nuclear Bombing of Hiroshima via Reader Supported News

ietnam War-era whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, 84, known for releasing the Pentagon Papers in 1971, has once again been arrested for protesting U.S. nuclear weapon arsenals, this time at Lawrence Livermore Labs on Thursday, August 7, the 70th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Protest in London against £100bn nuke upgrade plan via RT

A protest is taking place in London to campaign against government plans to spend £100 billion on replacing a nuclear weapons system. The marchers want the campaign to be scrapped believing the money would be better spent on health and … Continue reading

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(33 Years Ago Today) Diablo Canyon via This Week in History

A blockade started at a nuclear power plant construction site in Diablo Canyon near San Luis Obispo, California. Nearly 10,000 people tried to prevent fuel rods from being loaded into the two reactor cores. Over two weeks, 1,901 are arrested … Continue reading

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Protesters Face Water Cannons to Bring Halt to Nuclear Plant via Common Dreams

Police in Taiwan shot water cannons on anti-nuclear protesters Monday following a weekend in which the power of throngs of demonstrators brought the construction of a controversial plant to a halt. On Sunday as many as 50,000 protesters poured into … Continue reading

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‘Tiger’ women carry on anti-nuclear protest via The Telegraph

Here, the men go to work and the women fight. They have been doing that for nearly a thousand days now, braving police batons to “save future generations from a potential Fukushima-like disaster”. Maybe, the clue lies in the way … Continue reading

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‘No’ to telco tower via The New Straits Times

The protest was led by the Penang EMF Radiation Protection Association on Tuesday. Association secretary Ong Bee Lay said the telecommunication tower (telco tower) was hazardous to those in the school and people who live nearby. “We realise that schools … Continue reading

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Nuclear resister cites Nuremberg Principles in court via Ground Zero

An anti-nuclear weapons activist appeared in a Kitsap County Courtroom to apply the Nuremberg Principles in defense of his recent protest at a US Navy “Trident” ballistic missile submarine base. […] In court, Siptroth cited and explained the Nuremberg Principles, … Continue reading

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