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Turning the Tide

British trainers were invited by Kenyan Quakers  to share skills for social struggles against injustice

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Nonviolence. Yes, it is working in Kenya

African activists work to prevent election violence and make social change

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Jellies mark ‘Wobbly Tuesday’

The tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq on 19 March was marked by peace group Justice Not Vengeance with a 32-pint vegan jelly (topped by a more modest dessert), as a reminder of ‘Wobbly Tues

An anarchist among jihadists

A view from the grassroots of the Syrian revolution.

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Destroying Syria to save it?

Nonviolent opposition voices oppose militarisation of the revolution.

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Thousands join 68-day Kurdish hunger strike

Kurds struggling for peace talks & language rights.

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Spain, austerity and police brutality

Eye witness: holding Neptuno Square for hours despite a police riot 

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Editorial: Syria, Annan and Avaaz

Responding to the situation in Syria

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This is just the beginning

'Counterpower: Making Change Happen' author Tim Gee reflects on his UK tour and Gandhi's social movement maxim.

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