Sarah Hipperson


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Sarah Hipperson born Glasgow, Scotland October 27, 1927 (d. 2018). Nurse midwife. Co-founded Catholic Peace Action, 1982. One of longest residents at Women’s Peace Camp Greenham, 1983-2002. Served 22 sentences, the longest for 28 days at Holloway Prison.


We have all been involved in the crime that presents itself as nuclear deterrent. The bottom line is that we will use weapons that are 80 per cent more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb, in the case of Trident, as part of the defence policy of this country. . . As a Christian I have never been able to live with that.” (Ilford Recorder, Oct. 31, 2017; photo BBC news)