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German anti-nuclear activist jailed for blocking train carrying radioactive waste

German anti-nuclear activist jailed for blocking train carrying radioactive waste

When Hanna went to prison on Thursday, she was accompanied by about 30 people in solidarity, carrying lots of anti-nuclear banners. Lasting for longer than a day, a manifestation was held in front of the prison, where people could write postcards to the prisoner. Last time, when Hanna was sentenced for blocking a nuclear train, local prison director Oliver Wessels paid the fine from his own pockets to avoid further public attention.

Ecodefense marks the 16th anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe by staging a protest against the import of nuclear waste into Russia. Red Square, Moscow, 2002. (Photo: Ecodefense.ru)

Russian anti-nuke group EcoDefence officially branded “foreign agent”: protest statement from Vice-Chair Vladimir Slivyak

On July 21, Russian government included Ecodefense to the list of “foreign agents” along with four most prominent Russian human rights groups.

German Journo Picked up by Koodankulam Cops: Security Breach

German Journo Picked up by Koodankulam Cops: Security Breach

Koodankulam, State Repression October 30, 2012 at 9:56 pm 0 comments

Mr. Wieland Wagner, a reporter with German magazine Der Spiegel was picked up after he reportedly entered the Koodankulam nuclear power plant seeking an interview with officials.

Koodankulam: Its the Indian State that should be charged with murder of innocents

Koodankulam: Its the Indian State that should be charged with murder of innocents

The recent FIR (First Information Report) against Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy activists and allegations of their attempt to murder a panchayat (village council) leader is a charge that is sure to boomerang. It is further proof as to how hell-bent the Indian state is to gag and, in the long run, itself murder local populations around the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant.