Edited direct action highlights from http://www.castor.de/ticker/index_en.html -
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
20 hours later than planned, after many convincing, creative blockades, the CASTOR road transport reached the Gorleben interim storage depot at 00:39 am on Tuesday 11 November
11th November 2008
French police raided alleged anarchist cells in three cities on Tuesday and arrested at least 10 suspects following a series of sabotage attacks on the country's high-speed rail network.
November 08, 2008
CASTOR-BLOCKADE WITH CONCRETE BLOCK NEAR WÖRTH: A group of young people at about 12.45 pm Saturday made the railway line unpassable for the Castor train shortly after it crossed into Germany, 500 metres north of Berg station. Three men and women fastened their arms in the massive block placed under the track sleepers. The train has been stopped for now.
Anti-nuclear activists in Germany are gearing up for another transport of highly active nuclear waste to run through France and Germany from 7 to 9 November for dumping at the north German village of Gorleben. About 20,000 police will be deployed to guard the consignment against thousands of demonstrators.
The communist New People's Army (NPA) in Negros vowed Saturday to sustain its campaign against biofuels and to raid plantations dedicated to jathropa, a source of biofuel.
NPA Southeastern Negros spokesman Dom Pantaleon said the NPA will implement more "preventive measures" against private agri-business corporations for aggravating food supply problem by planting non-food crops.
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (Mend) said it had taken the decision after appeals from tribal leaders in the region.
September 11 2008 -
Maoist-led guerrillas raided a state-owned plantation used for biofuel production in the central Philippines, the first attack on an alternative energy investment, an army official said on Thursday.
Shell to Sea activists board the Solitaire
This afternoon three Shell to Sea activists, one carrying the Tricolour, boarded the Solitaire to hand deliver a letter of protest to the Captain of the ship following his failure to respond to previous communication .