Category - direct action

  • 27 Mar 2011

    Protesters, police, reporters and commentators are in disagreement about claims and counterclaims over violent clashes in central London last night.

  • 8 Dec 2010

    Since leaving full-time education, I have worked with the student movement in several ways – through backing campaigns, through being employed by a students' union, through giving freelance media training to groups such as People & Planet and the Student Christian Movement.

    And I have never felt more proud to be associated with the student movement than I do this week.

  • 14 Nov 2010

    Radical Christian pacifists have declared their support for students who occupied Conservative Party offices in Millbank during a protest against fees.

  • 8 Nov 2010

    The activist comedian Mark Thomas has praised Palestinian Christians for their role in the growth of nonviolent resistance to Israeli occupation.

  • 28 Jul 2010

    BP was prevented from selling fuel anywhere in central London this morning, when nonviolent Greenpeace activists shut down every petrol station in the area.

  • 27 Jul 2010

    In addition to losing their reputation and mindbogglingly large sums of money, BP also seem to have lost any ability to appreciate irony.

  • 22 Feb 2010

    Christian students from across Britain have prayed for courage to engage in activism and mission at the end of the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement (SCM), which took place in Derbyshire this weekend.

  • 15 Nov 2009

    Four anti-nuclear activists who took part in a mass protest at the Aldermaston nuclear base have been found not guilty of obstructing the highway after the prosecution failed to improve that they were even on the highway, let alone obstructing it.

  • 12 Sep 2009

    The American satirist Tom Lehrer said that satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was given the Nobel Peace Prize “for bombing Cambodia”.

  • 27 Feb 2008

    Protesters from the campaigning group Plane Stupid have today mounted a hight profile protest against the proposed Heathrow third runway by waving banners from the roof the the parliament building, in a major breach of security.