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Eight days a week

There were over 750 peace actions listed for the third annual Campaign Nonviolence week of action, 18 – 25 September.

Tripoli trickery

PN analyses the recent foreign affairs committee report on UK "intervention"


Support the Women’s Boat to Gaza

Women from 12 countries prepare to break Israel’s criminal siege


Solidarity rallies after Brexit

Vote spurs action against xenophobia


Wales sings Trident out

Welsh activists blockade bomb base


Nepal crisis

Dissatisfied ethnic minorities carried out a month-long relay hunger strike in Kathmandu in June.

Western Sahara

A huge investment fund has divested from two oil companies because of their role in the illegal exploitation of the oil resources of Western Sahara (illegally occupied by Morocco since 1975).

Kurdish war

The Kurdish peace process that was killed off by the Turkish state last summer shows no signs of reviving.

Don't entertain us

On the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme, a French choir was banned from singing Song of Craonne at the 1 July ceremony at a German cemetery. It was too anti-war (sample lyrics: ‘...

Let me end / detain you

On 26 May, the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem announced it would end a decades-long policy of co-operating with the Israeli military justice system, saying it was a figleaf to legitimise the o