Networking Newsletter: Issue 18: June/July 1998

Last updated: mid-June 1998

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This section covers news, information, and updates on campaigns and issues relevant to activists in the region.
Nuclear Free or Free for All?
Worried about the recent entry of Indian and Pakistan into the nuclear arms race? Then read on...

From Sahara to Manchester
The latest, hopeful, news in the search for self-determination for the people of Western Sahari

Do your Piece for Peace
This summertime several Peace Walks will be passing through the region. Here's your opportunity to help

Indian/Pakistan Nuclear Arms Race - how to stop it
Emergency Appeal for Sudan
Update on the situation in Sudan and an appeal for funds to help

Operation Sea Change
Overview of Greenpeace's new campaign

What did they Gather?
Feedback from "Gathering Visions, Gathering Strengths 2" recently held in Manchester

 Photo: Liba Taylor/Oxfam
Zapatista Liberation
Report from somebody recently returned from human rights observing in Chiapas, South Mexico

Join a Winning Campaign
Animal Rights campaigns are on a roll and heading towards victory and we look at how to get involved locally

Radioactivity? No Thanks!
Stopping the infamous CASTOR nuclear waste, this time here up North in England

No Compromise in the Winter of Discontent
Okay, so it was really Spring but could you tell the difference? A round up of Oldham Earth First's activities

(Not a) Happy Nappy
The Real Nappy Association outline why real washable nappies are better than disposables

Review of the inaugural "Oldham Forum For a Better Earth through Acting Together"

Don't Poison Our Kids - Oldham EF's recent activities
Not included in the on-line version
News included in the newsletter, but not here, includes:
  • demonstate against Blair's Euro Summit
  • the latest on Manchester Environmental Resource Centre initiative
  • Earth First weekends away
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