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Peace Prisoners Day

Write to a peace prisoner!


I stand with Margaretta D’Arcy

Carol Fox on the background to Margaretta D’Arcy's latest imprisonment ...


Chelsea Manning is my hero

Militarism, trans* liberation and our movements


TNP 30? Thapar ?

The Transform Now Plowshares support group is calling for letters to help lower prison sentences for Megan Rice (83), Michael Walli (64) and Greg Boertje-Obed (57).

Chelsea 1, IPB 1

On 7 October, US whistleblower Chelsea Manning stated publicly that she does not consider herself a pacifist, anti-war ‘or (especially) a “conscientious objector”.’

Prisoners over fast

The hunger strike among California’s prisoners against protracted solitary confinement, a strike which initially involved over 30,000 prisoners (see PN 2561), was called off after 60 days on 5 Sept

Oscar Lopez Rivera, Between Torture and Resistance

PM Press, 2013; 133pp; £11.99


Guantanamo fasters force-fed

Hunger strikes continue in Guantanamo and California


US whistleblower imprisoned

Former army private given 35-year sentence for exposing torture and secret killings


Prisoners for peace

Hannah Brock, the new WRI worker writes: 1 December marks ‘Prisoners for Peace’ day.