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Anti-war action

Welsh dragons blockade Burghfield!

Activists from Wales and Bristol bring 'Mad Trident Tea-Party' to Aldermaston


TNP 30? Thapar ?

The Transform Now Plowshares support group is calling for letters to help lower prison sentences for Megan Rice (83), Michael Walli (64) and Greg Boertje-Obed (57).

ALC 3, Pentagon 405

On 4 October, three members of the Atlantic Life Community and War Resisters’ International were convicted of ‘disobeying a lawful order’ and each sentenced to a $100 fine with $35 costs, for refus

35 years ago: Nukes

Peace News played a key role in the upsurge of activism against nuclear power at the end of the 1970s, both by reporting events and by discussing strategies that could help different sorts of campaigners to work together effectively.


AWEsome blockade of Burghfield bomb factory

21 arrested on international day of action


Roofers over moon

On 21 August, Horsham magistrates court found Chris Osmond of No Borders and Shiar Youssef of Boycott Israel Network not guilty of criminal trespass.

Woman over line

On 5 September, Yorkshire peace activist Lindis Percy repeatedly disobeyed an illegal police instruction not to cross a yellow line painted on the road outside ‘RAF’ Menwith Hill – a spy base run b

Halabja Chemical Bombing, 1988

Halabja survivor Osman Ahmed's work are a 'rendezvous between life and death'


Stop the (First World) War

Peter Nias explores some forgotten peace initiatives from a century ago


New peace holiday

On 21 August, St Paul city council in Minnesota, USA, voted to proclaim 27 August ‘Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact Day’ in celebration of the 85th anniversary of the signing of the Kellogg-Briand Pact wh