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Issue 2564-2565 | December 2013

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news

Making peace on the streets

Minds of Peace at work

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Whatever happened to Turkey’s peace process?

The peace process between the Turkish government and the PKK (Kurdish Workers’ Party) guerrilla movement which was revealed publicly in March seems to have slowed to a glacial pace.

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White poppies in Aberystwyth

In a respectful, poignant and moving white poppy ceremony in Aberystwyth, about 50 people from the area gathered on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate those who have lost their lives through war or in the preparation for war.

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news

Veterans for Peace UK demonstrate at the Cenotaph

Ben Griffin from Veterans for Peace UK on taking the message to the Cenotaph

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Kafka in droneland

The UK information tribunal has ruled that the government is entitled to continue witholding even the most basic information about Britain’s use of drones in Afghanistan on ‘security’ grounds.

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US anti-drones protesters acquitted!

At the end of October, five Christian peace activists were acquitted of ‘disorderly conduct’ at a trial in Dewitt, New York state, USA.

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Criminalising being ‘annoying’

New Anti-Social Behiaviour, Crime and Policing Bill is 'most significant threat to lawful assembly and protest in modern history'.

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features and comment

Joe Sacco: The Great War: July 1, 1916

Jonathan Cape, 2013, 56pp, £20

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Not everyone welcomed war

The History Column

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Rooum

features and comment

Green shoots of peace

Eyewitness account of peace and justice projects inside Israel

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Act for Palestinian kids

Since September 2000, Israeli security forces have killed a Palestinian child every three days, on avera

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Alcoholic and activist

Three ex-drinkers share their experience, strength and hope

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Freedom school

Learning from 20 years of an armed but not-violent Mexican insurgency

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Joining forces 

Revolution is still unfolding

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SEG

Telford