Fantastische acties bij Burghfield in protest tegen nucleaire wapens!
(and a big hug for my wonderful and dear friend Angie!)
Van de website van Action AWE:
Anti-nuclear protesters form human barricades outside AWE Burghfield
ABOUT 150 people formed human barricades in the road outside AWE Burghfield to prevent vehicles from entering the site.
Anti-nuclear protestors began to gather at 5am on Monday to lie across the entrances to the Atomic Weapons Establishment.
The all-day blockade, which lasted more than 10 hours, saw two entry gates to Burghfield closed and the third was partially shut.
Protestors travelled from around Europe to attend, including activists from Finland, Sweden, Spain, France and Belgium.
It was the latest in an escalating number of peaceful protests organised by grassroots group Action AWE.
The group is stepping up protests to increase political pressure in the run-up to the General Election.
In 2016 the Government is expected to decide whether to spend more than £100 billion on a new generation of Trident nuclear weapons for the next 50 years.
Opponents are undertaking a series of peaceful actions this month aimed at raising public and political awareness of the costs and consequences of nuclear weapons.
One of the blockaders, Andrew Dey, from Yorkshire, said: “It’s time for Britain to join (Lees verder bij de bron van dit artikel)