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International Solidarity

The PN Kabul Winter Appeal

Help displaced Afghans this winter


The delegate prepares herself

Maya Evans gets ready to travel to Afghanistan later this year.


Aha Ahava!

Following a prolonged campaign of fortnightly protests in London (recorded in past PNs), the Israeli cosmetics firm Ahava shut its Covent Garden shop in September.

Mark Thomas Extreme Rambling: Walking Israel’s Barrier. For Fun.

Ebury Press, 2011; 327pp; £11.99)


More lost by the second

Kathy Kelly on courtyard life and courtyard death in Pakistan and Afghanistan


Making Waves

Ewa Jasiewicz reflects on this year's Gaza Freedom Flotilla.


Listen up!

On 21 September, there will be a seventh Global Day of Listening for the entire 24 hours (GMT).

“You are not wanted here”

Pippa Bartolotti writes about her experience of the Gaza "Flytilla" on 7 July when solidarity activists flew to Israel to attempt to openly visit Palestine.


Turkey Rallies Against War

Recently, Turkey witnessed an unusually spirited long weekend. There was action almost everywhere in the country starting on Friday 24 January.

Vida y Paz Colombia

Is a group whose objective is to raise awareness in British Columbia, Canada, about the Colombian humanitarian crisis and the nonviolent social movements that mobilise for the construction