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Anti-war action

Nagasaki day at Nationalist's headquarters

Die-in at SNP HQ


The peace boxes of Parliament Square

On 3 May the police removed the remaining peace box, tent and other items of Maria Gallastegui's Peacestrike protest in Parliament Square after an injunction against the enforcement of the new restrictions on protest was lifted. Below are images of the peace boxes, inside and out, from the last year, and an update on the current situation.


483 arrests at NATO

UK activists join demo in Brussels


Two Peace Projects

Two peace projects; one upcoming, one on-going.


Ash Wednesday marked in London and Liverpool

Blessed ash and charcoal were used to mark the walls of the ministry of defence (MoD) in Whitehall, London, on 22 February.


Gabriel and Maya go to prison

Two peace activists found guilty in 2009 of highway obstruction during an anti-war protest were jailed in the last month.


Tacoma Action Figure

Veteran peace activist Bill 'Bix' Bichsel inspires cartoonist


RSVP: your invite to 30 days of action at Faslane

Faslane Peace Camp marks its 30th anniversary


Courageous convictions

On 19 January, Christian activist Chris Cole was sentenced to 30 days in prison by Westminster magistrates for non-payment of £1,545 in fines and £350 in court costs.

Marching for peace with Iran

Global protests surveyed