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Christians called on to ‘revitalise’ nonviolence

Church called to invest human and financial resources in promoting active nonviolence

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Nothing compares 2 U

On 21 September, 80-year-old Indian peace activist Satish Kumar marked the International Day of Peace by completing a 50-mile walk from the source of the Thames to Oxford.

When doves cry

British arms sales to Saudi Arabia should be suspended until there is an independent inquiry into possible Saudi war crimes in Yemen.

Emergency shelters

Alternative tech students study designs for use in Gaza and Nepal

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Renewable visions

Community energy project bringing wind power to Wales

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Small is beautiful

Alternative technology festival held in Wales

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Western Sahara

Both Morocco and the Polisario Front of Western Sahara suffered reverses on 13 September.

Nepali peace

At the beginning of August, Nepal’s political merry-go-round installed Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal, known as ‘Prachanda’, as prime minister once again after the previous premier resigned in th

Turkish war

In October, Syrian Kurds plan to launch a constitution for northern Syria, according to Kurdish politician Hadiya Yousef, quoted by Reuters in early September.

Fixing a hole

The US bureau of prisons will end the use of private prisons over the next five years, the US justice department announced on 18 August.