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Headlines

Saudis have asked US for permission for devastating assault

Over 280 events take place in 45 countries

PN & friends celebrate release of US whistleblower

Prosecution part of sustained attack on human rights group

850 prisoners enter sixth week of hunger strike

Mark Rylance joins CO commemoration

Features

by Milan Rai

PN's editor recalls his experience of a 'police triple-decker sandwich'

by Ian Sinclair

How a human rights lawyer was destroyed

by Diana Shelley

50 years after the colonels’ coup in Greece

by PN staff

PN's DIY guide to meeting online

by Karen Ridd

How striking workers resisted a seven-day work week

From the Blog

by Milan Rai | 22 Jun, 2017

How the mainstream media self-censored 'revenge' for western foreign policy from their reporting on the Manchester attacks

by Milan Rai | 22 Jun, 2017

Britain's wars abroad increase the risk of attacks at home: the public knows it, Conservatives know it, and the police and security services know it

by Milan Rai | 22 Jun, 2017

How the British mass media exploded with outrage over Jeremy Corbyn's speech linking terrorism with British foreign policy - and then pretended the speech never happened

by PN staff | 30 May, 2017

Peace News publishes the first full-face photographs of police officer Andy Coles while he was undercover as 'Andy Davey' in the early 1990s. Coles was exposed as a police infiltrator on 12 May 2017 and forced to resign as deputy police and crime commissioner for Cambridgeshire on 15 May

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Comment

We can't win radical change just by electing "the right people", argues Milan Rai

A bit of ecclesiastical direct action, anyone?

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The World Is My Country

As part of our project to celebrate the people and movements that opposed the First World War, Peace News has published a series of posters (produced by Emily Johns) and the stories behind them (written by Gabriel Carlyle). Excerpts of four of these are printed below. The posters and accompanying book are available to buy here. For more information, see The World Is My Country.

Tools and Resources

Published by Peace News, Jan 2016.

A 100-page booklet celebrating key figures and events from the First World War anti-war movement.