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

Northern Ireland

Government seeks to shield soldiers

UK 'debasing natural justice' says Amnesty International


Death by a thousand cuts

What fate for loyalism in Northern Ireland?


Brexit goes to Northern Ireland

Both unionists and nationalists need to start thinking creatively about possible futures inside and outside of the UK, says Rob Fairmichael


Obituary: John Hume: 18 January 1937 – 3 August 2020

Politician who played leadership role in Northern Ireland's civil rights movement and went on to help create, sustain and promote the Irish peace process



John Hume 18 January 1937 – 3 August 2020

He was critical to the success of the peace process in the North of Ireland, but John Hume was not a nonviolent leader in the mould of Martin Luther King Jr.


Marking August 1969: remember Patrick Rooney

How Northern Ireland's 'Troubles' really began


Brexit: Ireland comes first

Preventing a hard border between Northern Ireland the Republic should be the peace movement's priority, argues Milan Rai


Poynted remarks

Our columnist takes on the lack of abortion rights in Northern Ireland


When murder is not a crime

State killings in Northern Ireland: what you won’t read in recent Guardian coverage


Ironing out ironies in Norn Iron

Brexit (and demographics) is creating plenty of future work for peace activists in Northern Ireland