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Je suis Mohamed

As PN went to press, hopes were rising that Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy might be pardoned by the Egyptian president, general Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.

Je suis Nabeel

Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was sentenced to six months in prison on 20 January, for insulting the government of Bahrain on Twitter.

Scrap Trident, Ban Nukes!

Five go adventuring in Faslane


Love your saviour

As PN went to press, the Green Party was reporting that its UK-wide membership had doubled in the past year, and was approaching 48,000 – more than UKIP (42,000) or the Liberal Democrats (

Love your trader

‘Arming All Sides’ is an excellent new online First World War resource initiated by Campaign Against Arms Trade.

Love your surveillor

On 1 December, US whistleblower Edward Snowden addressed the Swedish parliament by video from Russia as he was given the Right Livelihood award for his exposure of NSA spying on an industrial scale

Love your neighbour

On 29 December, 10 peace activists were arrested at the Pentagon in Washington DC, USA, during a nonviolent witness by over 50 people from the Atlantic and Southern Life Communities.

The world is my country

Shout out for PN's First World War speaking tour ...


Stand with Shaker

Photo action for Guantanamo detainee


A summer of peace

This year, the main theme of Peace News Summer Camp (31 July – 4 August) is countering the militarism and jingoism around the centenary of the First World War, which is why the camp is called ‘The World is My Country’.