UK Court drops case against activists protesting Israeli arms factory and other stories

Today we look at the dismissal of charges against Palestine Action activists, protests against a mega steel plant by villagers in Odisha, India, and more

January 21, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at UK-based Palestine Action’s 2nd legal victory as a court dismissed criminal charges against 3 activists protesting Elbit Systems; ongoing protests by people in the Dhinkia village in the Indian state of Odisha against a mega steel project amid police repression; Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s decisive win in the first general elections held in Barbados since it became a republic; and the proceedings in Colombia’s constitutional court in a 2020 case brought by Causa Justa seeking the decriminalization of abortion.