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Nobel Peace Laureate Arrested at Faslane, Scotland

category international | anti-war / imperialism | news report author Saturday December 09, 2006 16:31author by Make Trident History (Ireland)author email ireland at faslane365 dot org Report this post to the editors

Five people, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Mark Chapman, Philip Mangold, Ann Patterson and Miriam Turley were arrested by Strathclyde police outside the UK trident nuclear submarine base at Faslane , Scotland on Saturday 9 December at 12 noon. Mairead Maguire is a Nobel Peace Laureate and honorary President of the Peace People . The five were part of a larger group called that had come from Ireland as part of the Faslane 365 campaign to protest against nuclear weapons of mass destruction at the Base. The blockade lasted about 40 minutes while the traffic was slowed down to a single lane. The other members of the group sang songs and shouted words of encouragement while the five were being arrested.

The group was seen off at a rally at Belfast City Hall by well-wishers , including the Roman Catholic Bishop of Down and Connor, Donal McKeown. The five arrested are being held overnight at Clydebank Police Station in Glasgow.

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 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Photo From Today     Faslane 365    Sat Dec 09, 2006 19:17 
   LINK-"The Guardian" Dare to be Disobedient     Update    Sat Dec 09, 2006 20:27 
   No, Prime Minister     radical jonny    Sun Dec 10, 2006 08:23 
   Respect and best wishes to all.     Tim Hourigan    Mon Dec 11, 2006 00:29 
   Held overnight, released Sunday     Justin Morahan    Mon Dec 11, 2006 20:15 
   Facts about Trident     Justin Morahan    Mon Dec 11, 2006 20:33 
   After Ireland came the Trident Ploughshares     Justin Morahan    Tue Dec 12, 2006 15:21 
   Hot drinks getting ready     Justin Morahan    Tue Dec 12, 2006 22:18 
   On the night of arrival     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 16:54 
 10   Morning 9 December     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 17:18 
 11   First signs go up     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 17:27 
 12   Workers preparing     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 17:42 
 13   Roundabout opposite the Gate     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 17:53 
 14   Trident is a Waste of Space     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 18:07 
 15   Sign of the times     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 18:21 
 16   Police have spotted the main players     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 18:40 
 17   Patience     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 20:35 
 18   They also serve     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 21:24 
 19   The missing link     Justin Morahan    Sat Dec 16, 2006 21:36 
 20   Further blockades     Justin Morahan    Tue Dec 19, 2006 01:37 
 21   Oops     Justin Morahan    Tue Dec 19, 2006 01:41 

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