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A sharp increase in civilian casualties in Afghanistan following the closure of some US/NATO bases suggests that ordinary Afghans are now paying the price for the US decision to block earlier peace initiatives.

As the UK sends five additional armed Reaper drones to Afghanistan, campaigners continue to challenge government secrecy surrounding British drone operations.

Faslane Peace Camp strikes again!

Trident Ploughshares strikes again!

Judge order further disclosures by end of July

British activists head for Beirut

83 hospitalised during hunger strike


by Gabriel Carlyle

Weapons, but no war, at the Natural History Museum's pre-history exhibition

by Milan Rai

Milan Rai recovers the hidden background to the current crisis

by Milan Rai

Training for Change’s powerful three-week ‘Super-T’ training for trainers

by Sue Smith

An ongoing Quaker initiative to trace the roots of activist nonviolence training in the UK

by Emily Johns

Another story-poster from PN's 'The World is My Country' project

by Rachel Julian

Exploring the relationship between peace studies and the peace movement: some thoughts to be discussed at PN Summer Camp

From the Blog

by Ian Sinclair | 8 Sep, 2014

Ian Sinclair looks beyond the "babbling brook of [mainstream media] bullshit" about the Iraq crisis.

by Jonathan Doering | 15 Jul, 2014

Thirty years on, the anti-nuclear war drama Threads has lost none of its power to shock. Its message of making connections has inspired many, including one of its producers, Richard Levitt.

by William Worthy | 13 Jul, 2014

Four years after the successful conclusion of the Montgomery Bus Boycott - and two-and-a-bit months before the first Freedom Ride - legendary activist and journalist William Worthy reported for Peace News on the treatment meted out to African-American interstate travellers who failed to comply with segregation.

by Cornerstone Cath | 8 Jun, 2014

A Leeds co-operator explores the pleasures and perils of Community Organising ...

by Marc Morgan | 27 May, 2014

International fast to be held between Hiroshima and Nagasaki days (6th-9th August) in Burghfield, Paris, and Büchel.


Travel bursarys for participants from mainland Europe
Peace News Summer Camp are offering £50 towards travel costs for 20 participant from mainland Europe. The bursary’s are available on a first come, first served basis. See more here


Jeff Cloves confesses to extremism ...

Ann Kramer examines the Tribunal system for WW1 COs

How do you avoid the slippery slope of liberal excuses?

Michael Scott on the Committee of 100

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Peace News round table: Organising against fracking in the UK & US

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Howard Clark

Howard Clark wrote many thought-provoking and important articles for Peace News over the years. Here we select a few of the best:

by Howard Clark. An updated edition of the classic 70s pamphlet. Published by Peace News, July 2012

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