International Day of Action Against Foreign Military Bases will see protest at Harrogate's Menwith Hill base

As a part of next week's International Day of Action Against Foreign Military Bases, Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign & Yorkshire CND are organising a demonstration at the US Base at Menwith Hill.

Friday, 23rd April 2021, 4:54 pm
Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign says there are now more than 1,000 foreign bases around the world, including campaigners claim, Menwith Hill in the Harrogate district.

Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign says there are now more than 1,000 foreign bases around the world, which, they add, operate largely outside of the control of their host nations, in response to the recent expansion of NATO/US military forces in bases across Asia and Africa.

This day, which will take place next Friday, April,30, is to show solidarity and opposition around the world.

Organisers say it will be a socially distanced protest, with a couple of different options for walks around the base.

But they are are not able to provide toilet facilities or refreshments at the protest on this occasion and are asking that everyone bears this in mind and brings what they will need for the afternoon.

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