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#PineGapPilgrims Will Face Court for Lament Action

Join us for more actions and events to stop warmaking and surveillance as activists face court in 2017.  #Endwarculture #NoMoreUSwars In 2016, six “Peace Pilgrims” were arrested lamenting war and praying for peace on the mountain and in the valley next to the...

Close Pine Gap, Free Chelsea Manning!

Australian peace activists attempting to close the Pine Gap US intelligence base declare their solidarity with imprisoned whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Chelsea Manning was a US soldier, arrested in 2010 after leaking thousands of classified documents related to the...

US bases a significant cost to communities

"There are a growing number of situations throughout the world that call into question the assertion that US bases positively impact a local community's economy,” says Dr Lisa Natividad, a speaker at the annual conference of the Independent and Peaceful Australia...

Peace Pilgrims Lament at Pine Gap

Early on Thursday morning, five "peace pilgrims" walked on to the Pine Gap US military base at Alice Springs, in Arrernte country, to lament the death caused by the base and to resist the violence that is perpetrated there. Jim Dowling, Margaret Pestorius, Andy Paine,...

RAYTHEON FACILITY IN ALICE SPRINGS BLOCKADED BY ANTI-WAR ACTIVISTS

RAYTHEON FACILITY IN ALICE SPRINGS BLOCKADED BY ANTI-WAR ACTIVISTS

Early this morning activists shut down the Raytheon facility in Alice Springs. Four activists remain locked onto the gates of the facility preventing employees from engaging in the machinations of war today. This action is one in a series of protests against the...

Week of Actions to Close Pine Gap

The week long convergence at the gates of the Pine Gap US Military Spy Base south of Alice Springs continues to build, with several actions planned over the coming days leading up to a mass action on Friday at the gates of the facility. Pine Gap is one of the largest...