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Anti-war action

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

Strasbourg – The organiser's viewpoint

After several meetings, including one at the European Social Forum in Malmö, Sweden in September last year, the International Coordination Committee No-to-NATO 2009 (ICC) was officially fo

Mobilising for peace

The phone never stopped ringing.

Besieging the bomb

On 4 July 2005, during the G8 summit, 2,000 people blockaded Faslane Naval Base, home of Britain's Trident submarines, armed with nuclear missiles, and closed it for the day.