Welcome to Peace News, the newspaper for the UK grassroots peace and justice movement. We seek to oppose all forms of violence, and to create positive change based on cooperation and responsibility. See more

"Peace News has compiled an exemplary record... its tasks have never been more critically important than they are today." Noam Chomsky

  • facebook
  • rss
  • twitter

Terrorism

Nearly the end of the world

Secrets of the Cuban missile crisis, 50 years on

....

Nine eleven

Geoff and Eleanor Davies, Wooler

ImageWhen we read the editorial and coverage of the anniversary of 11

Internment reprised

In late news, on 2 January, US president Barack Obama signed the national defense authorisation act into law, empowering the US military to arrest and detain without charge or trial those it ‘belie

£20,000 detention

In early September, Nottinghamshire police paid £20,000 in an out-of-court settlement to Rizwaan Sabir, the student at Nottingham university who was detained for seven days in 2008 after downloadin

Countless crimes

On 1 September, Thomas Hammarberg, the council of Europe’s rights commissioner, said that since the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, Britain and other European govern

Speaking out against violence

On 11 September Ryans brother was killed in the attack on the Pentagon - where he was an enlisted specialist in the US army working as a multimedia illustrator.

Al Qa’eda: inventing the brand

Milan Rai on the origins of "al-Qaeda"

....

Libya and bin Laden

Ray Davis, CND Cymru

ImageYet another war in the Middle East is materialising in front of o

Assassinating Osama

Questions around the killing of bin Laden.

....

Rod down, not out

Dr Rod Thornton, a lecturer in counter-terrorism at the university of Nottingham, was suspended on 4 May for documening serious misconduct by senior university management over the arrest of two uni