Free Vadim Shebanov

Man being led away by two riot policemen

Photo: Friends of the Earth Ukraine/Зелений світ.

Stop the Gagging Bill

The government is trying to push through a Bill that would stop much of Friends of the Earth's work on our most important campaigns.

The Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill is a complex piece of legislation, but its repercussions for us are very simple. If passed in its current form, it could shut down most of Friends of the Earth's work for a whole year from May next year.

One year on, where is Sandra?

Sandra Viviana

Today marks the first anniversary of the disappearance of 26-year-old Sandra Viviana Cuellar Gallego, an environmental engineer and activist from Cali, Colombia.

At the time of her disappearance, Sandra was on her way to the National University in Palmira, Valle del Cauca Department.

Her identity card and cell phone were found a few days later near where she was supposed to catch a bus.

Cardiff North 2010 General Election hustings

General Election 2010 Cardiff North candidates during the hustings

Jonathan Evans (Con), Chris von Ruhland (Green), Nick Speed (ITV Wales and Chair), Llywelyn Rhys (Plaid), John Dixon (Lib Dem) and Julie Morgan (Lab) Photo: Tom Strickland, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

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