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Campaigner arrested at women's prison

On 18 October, prison welfare campaigner and retired schoolteacher Pauline Campbell was arrested at the gates of HMP Eastwood Park after refusing to move from the entrance road.

Gaining momentum

The one-day strategy conference, organised by Barbed Wire Britain (BWB), an Oxford based network advocating an end to refugee and migrant detention, was held on 14 October at London's Human

In the clink

Peace News contributor John La Forge (Nukewatch US) and 28 others have begun sentences of between one and six months in US Federal prisons.

In the clink

23 March, London: After a two week hearing, Judge Justice Tugendhat at the High Court rejects claims by Louis Austin and Geoffrey Saxby for compensation for their “right to liberty” under the Europ

MSP jailed

Central Scotland MSP Carolyn Leckie was sentenced to seven days imprisonment for refusing to pay a £100 fine for taking part in a blockade of Faslane naval base back in February 2002.

Vanunu released to cheers and veers

On Tuesday 21 April, Mordechai Vanunu was released after spending 18 years in prison.

SOA activists sentenced

In late January, 28 peace activists were sentenced to a cumulative five years and ten and a half months in prison, five years probation, and US$8,500 in fines as a result of a nonviolent p

Peace prisoners


Arrested for peace!

Iraq war resistance (plus the usual suspect

Prisoners of homophile conscience

I can't offer a historical analysis of the situation for the gai or lesbian community in prison.

Terror, prison and the time to rebuild

At 8.30am on the morning of Tuesday 11 September, as my subway train took me just under the World Trade Center (WTC) from my home in Brooklyn to my job in upper Manhattan, I am struck by a