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122 nations vote for treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

How the mainstream media self-censored ‘revenge for western foreign policy’ from their reporting of the Manchester attacks

Sue Gilmurray reports on this year's Peace History Conference

Campaigners to appeal high court verdict

Government acted improperly, high court rules


by UN nuclear ban conference

The opening sections of a historic agreement

by Amy Corcoran

Art the Arms Fair aims to make the DSEI arms fair this September the most-talked-about arms fair ever.

by PN

NEW DATES 14 –17 June 2018

From the Blog

by | 21 Sep, 2017

CND marked the opening of the nuclear ban treaty for signatures in New York with an event in Downing Street, central London.

by David Mumford | 21 Jul, 2017

A report from a Christian conference on nonviolence.

by PN staff | 7 Jul, 2017

122 countries vote in favour of a treaty banning nuclear weapons - Britain refused to participate

by Kathy Kelly | 3 Jul, 2017

Who carries out the works of mercy in the war-torn country of Afghanistan?


The most effective actions exert power and engage conscience, argues Milan Rai

Poet, photographer and disability rights activist

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The World Is My Country

As part of our project to celebrate the people and movements that opposed the First World War, Peace News has published a series of posters (produced by Emily Johns) and the stories behind them (written by Gabriel Carlyle). Excerpts of four of these are printed below. The posters and accompanying book are available to buy here. For more information, see The World Is My Country.

Tools and Resources

PN's DIY guide to meeting online

Published by Peace News, Jan 2016.

A 100-page booklet celebrating key figures and events from the First World War anti-war movement.