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Maikel is free!

Egyptian pacifist Maikel Nabil Sanad has finally been released by the military authorities.

The Jailing of Maya Evans

Gabriel Carlyle reports on the jailing of Hastings anti-war activist Maya Evans.


While a soul

Anti-prison protests were held around the world during the New Year period.

Free Maikel

Egyptian pacifist now in sixth month of hunger strike


Israeli whistleblower

On 30 October, Anat Kamm, 24, was sentenced at Tel Aviv District Court to four-and-a-half years in prison for leaking over 2,000 military documents to Haaretz, an Israeli newspaper.

Peace Prisoners

On 1 December, Peace Prisoners' Day, please put aside an hour to write four cards to people whoíve been imprisoned for their commitment to peace.

Maikel continues hunger strike

Egyptian pacifist and blogger continues fast.


Hunt’s off

The Huntington Lane camp in Shropshire has been evicted after more than 18 amazing months of disrupting UK Coal’s construction of an open-cast coal mine on the site.

Maikel hunger strike

On 23 August, Maikel Nabil Sanad, the pacifist blogger sentenced to three years’ imprisonment by the new Egyptian government for “insulting the military” (see PN 2533), began a hunger strike in pro

Taking action in prison

After experiencing my first couple of week-long prison sentences in the 1980`s - when all I did was keep my head down - I started to learn how to continue my actions and resistance from “i