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Anti-war action

Thank you, Ahmed

No action to be taken against British-Yemeni war resister


Kings Bay sentences

US activists receive 10 - 33 months for anti-Trident action 


Shannon 2 acquitted

Jury returns unanimous verdict on anti-war action


Voices UK carries on

In mid-November, the US group, Voices for Creative Nonviolence (VCNV) announced it was ending.

Plowshares update

On 8 June, Catholic peace activist Elizabeth McAlister (80) was sentenced to time already served for her part in a symbolic nuclear disarmament action at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St.

Pleas for Kings Bay 7

The Kings Bay Ploughshares activists were still awaiting sentencing in the US when PN went to press. They face up to 10 years in prison each.

Standing up for the Kings Bay Plowshares 7

Solidarity with Catholic peace activists facing jail


Kings Bay Ploughshares 7 trial starts 21 October

Anti-nuke activists face 25 years in prison


Inspectors freed

On 29 March, two US Veterans for Peace were released from prison in Limerick, Ireland, after being arrested at a protest against the US military base at Shannon airport on 17 March.

Seeing Yemen from Jeju

Connecting war in West Asia with war preparation in East Asia