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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

So live!

A scholar of Gandhi and Tolstoy from the US asked the founder of the Vedchhi Ashram “How do you decide when to offer Satyagraha and when to continue with constructive (village dev

To work or not to work...?

As a nonviolent activist who has been to prison for short periods on a number of occasions over anumber of years, the issue of how much we, as prisoners and as activists, participate in ou

Michael Franti and Spearhead, 'Stay Human'

Boo Boo Wax, 2001. Audio CD, 73mins

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Pramoedya Ananta Toer (Translation by Willem Samuels), 'The Mute's Soliloquy'

Hyperion East, 1999. ISBN 0 7868 6416 8, 375 pp

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Peter Brock and John LH Keep (eds), 'Life in a Penal Battalion of the Imperial Russian Army: The Tolstoyan NT Iziumchenko's Story'

William Sessions Ltd, 2001. ISBN 1 85072 261 7, 76pp

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Prison and nonviolent Struggle

Timed to coincide with the annual Prisoners for Peace list and associated articles, Peace News takes a look at prison and nonviolent struggle.

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