Category - Trident Ploughshares

  • February 16, 2010

    Christians have joined with others to issue a “call to repentance” over nuclear weapons. They joined a mass protest at the Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment that saw the gates of the site brought to a virtual standstill.

  • February 15, 2010

    Around 800 nonviolent protesters have succeeded in blocking access to the majority of gates at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston. Faith groups are playing a major role in the protests, which began at 7.00am.

  • February 9, 2010

    Four bishops will be amongst the protestors at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Aldermaston, Berkshire next week. Hundreds of people of many faiths and of none are preparing to blockade the site on Monday 15 February.

  • November 20, 2009

    Six members of the nonviolent campaigning group Trident Ploughshares have been arrested after blocking the entrance to a meeting of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly at Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

  • November 3, 2009

    A Catholic priest and a nun, both in their 80s, were hooded, handcuffed and held faced down on the ground for four hours before being arrested after a protest against nuclear weapons yesterday.

  • October 19, 2009

    Five anti-nuclear protestors who face court this week have said that they showed “exactly the same commitment” as US President Barack Obama, whose work towards “a world without nuclear weapons” won him the Nobel Peace Prize.