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War resisters

80 years ago: Where pacifism is dangerous – war resistance in Europe

From the outset, PN carried otherwise little-known information about pacifists and other peace campaigners in other countries. The second issue was no exception.

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The right to refuse

Updates on two US war resisters

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Film: 'To end all wars' with Adam Hochschild

Adam Hochschild, author of 'To End All Wars' helped us launch the Peace News WW1 project 'The World is My Country' in January 2014 at Friends House in London.

Coercion, objection, desertion

Jeff Cloves reflects on desertion's representation in popular music

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Hornsey call-out

Hornsey Historical Society seeks information about First World War resisters who lived in Hornsey, Crouch End, Harringay, Stroud Green, Muswell Hill and parts of Highgate.

Memorials for German deserters

30,000 German soldiers deserted during the Second World War: 20,000 were executed

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Solidarity extends from a Yorkshire spy base to Guantánamo hunger strikers

Menwith Hill protests

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Court rules out whistleblower defence for Bradley Manning

On 16 January, US military judge colonel Denise Lind ruled that US army intelligence officer Bradley Manning will not be able to use a whistleblower defence during his trial.

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WISE Up for Bradley Manning

Recent campaigning in Wales in solidarity with the US whistleblower.

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