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Mother Mariam and Habib

We are sitting on the floor in a simple outhouse room attached to the Afghan Peace Volunteer’s compound, the unheated space is normally used for teaching local children various classes.

Voting with their feet

Afghan Peace Volunteers


Anarchist paper Freedom stops printing

Published since 1886 the print of edition of Freedom is to be discontinued.


The Politics of “No”

Opting to do something can lead to various forms of activism and that in turn can lead to the difficult area of politics. Saying 'no' to what we oppose is one approach.


In solidarity with the Zapatistas

The recent attacks on the community of 10 de Abril is followed by a week of National and International Solidarity.


Salt and Terror in Afghanistan

Kathy Kelly reports from Afghanistan.


The Art of Peace

Drawing undercover at arms fairs.


Margaretta D'Arcy thanks supporters and highlights role of women in conflict resolution

From opposing Ireland allowing the US military to use Shannon Airport to Limerick Prison


A Trial for Transparency and an American’s Impression of the British Legal System

US perspective on Emily John's arrest, trial and recent sentencing following protests against the Bexhill Link Road.


Locked in Winter

Kathy Kelly reports from Chaman e Babrak in Afghanistan.

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