Thursday, 12 March 2009

Five women fined for blockading nuclear weapons factory

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Trident Ploughshares Press Release

Defendants disappointed at failure of judge to uphold international law

(Photo: Campaigners outside Reading Magistrates' Court - Copyright D. Viesnik 2009)

The founder of Trident Ploughshares, Angie Zelter, from London, was one of five experienced female members of the group on trial at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 9 March 2009 for obstructing the highway during last October’s Big Blockade of the Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Berkshire, England.