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Anti-war action

Courageous convictions

On 19 January, Christian activist Chris Cole was sentenced to 30 days in prison by Westminster magistrates for non-payment of £1,545 in fines and £350 in court costs.

Marching for peace with Iran

Global protests surveyed

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Stop the War has double trouble demo

Scuffles break out at Syria/Iran action

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Arms fair protester facing trial

Chris Cole's DSEi trial postponed to March 2012

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Northwood blockaded for two hours

Christian peace activists block entrance to UK's military nerve centre

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A decade too long

Six activists arrested marking the 10th anniversary of the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan.

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A Week of Action against the Death Fair

Dan Viesnik reports on the protests surrounding Europe's biggest arms fair.

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NEAT action

On 26 July, 170 peace activists from 17 countries entered the “North European Aerospace Test Range” (NEAT) in north Sweden in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience.

Epynt pilgrimage against drones

Military training protested on "Armed Forces Day".

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Another cog in the machine

In the spirit of the protests against Menwith Hill and against the “long arm” of US militarism, 35 Finnish and Swedish peace activists set up an action camp in Fauske, in northern Norway, b