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Peacemaking

Stranger song

The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize went to US president Barack Obama after he’d done nothing for peace.

Turkey

The Turkish peace process was ended by the Turkish government last year. Since the coup attempt this summer, there has been a massive wave of government repression.

Nonviolent towards ourselves?

US campaign to hold over 350 events across US and beyond, this September

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Pouring more fuel on the fire

The case against airstrikes on Syria

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Whatever happened to Turkey’s peace process?

The peace process between the Turkish government and the PKK (Kurdish Workers’ Party) guerrilla movement which was revealed publicly in March seems to have slowed to a glacial pace.

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WOZA celebrates World Peace Day in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's women beaten testing new government's commitment to free speech

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Power, race and peace

An interview with the director of England’s Fellowship of Reconciliation

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2014 and a Wales Peace Institute

Jill Evans, Plaid Cymru MEP, is calling on Wales’ first minister to make peace the theme of next year’s centenary commemorations of the start of the First World War.

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John Gittings, The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq

OUP Oxford, 2012; 320pp; £18.99

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For an Olympic Peace

Pat Gaffney surveys faith groups' Olympic activism

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