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Anti-Nuke Activists Get Years Behind Bars While ‘Real Crime’ Continues | Common Dreams

John LaForge of the Wisconsin-based environmental and peace group NukeWatch said Judge Thapar gets to “give the impression that he’s being lenient when in fact the sentences are harsh for what actually happened.”
Anti-Nuke Activists Get Years Behind Bars While ‘Real Crime’ Continues | Common Dreams

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Published on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 by Common Dreams


Anti-Nuke Activists Get Years Behind Bars While ‘Real Crime’ Continues


Trio took part in ploughshares action in 2012 at nuclear weapons production facility


- Andrea Germanos, staff writer

Photo via Transform Now Ploughshares A 84-year-old nun and two peace activists who engaged in a non-violent demonstration at nuclear weapons production facility in Tennessee because “our very humanity rejects the designs of nuclearism, empire and war” were sentenced Tuesday to several years behind bars while critics of the verdict say the true crime of...

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