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Bacic, Roberta

Our stories

Jaime Huenun, an indigenous Chilean poet, has quoted from an old wise Mapuche called Manuel Rauque, "When we recover our past, the earth will open its secrets."

Homage to Murcia

Roberta: Tell us a bit about your group, what you do and why you do it

Thinking of joining the army? Think twice!

On Sunday 12 February, peace activists with the Irish Network for Nonviolent Action Training and Education Network (INNATE) lobbied a British Army recruitment fair at the Kinnegar base, in

Looking for nonviolent ways to confront, resist, challenge and respond to violence

Since the end of July, Northern Irish politics and communities have experienced change,upheavals and violence: from the IRA's declaration of an end to armed struggle, to September's extended rioting across Loyalist communities, and the use by the police of water cannon and live rounds against citizens. Peace News invited members of the Northern Irish peace movement to tell us what they are thinking.


Memory and memorials from Chile: 30 years since the military coup

An itinerant exhibition of 27 photographs has been put together in an effort to share the process of dealing with the past alongside the relatives of the disappeared and those executed for

Jillian Edelstein, 'Truth and Lies - Stories from the Turth and Reconciliation Commision in South Africa'

Granta 2001; ISBN 1 86207 446 1; 228pp, £25


Pilar Aguilera and Ricardo Fredes (eds), 'Chile: the Other September 11'

Ocean Press, 2003; ISBN 1 876175 50 8, 80pp, £5.95


Cuba: people and sun, music and memories

Being Chilean, I was prevented from visiting Cuba between 1973 and 1990: had I travelled there I would not have been allowed to re-enter Chile, as I would have been labelled a Marxist.

Diana Francis, 'People, Peace and power. Conflict Transformation in Action'

Pluto Press 2002. ISBN 0 7453 1835 5, 264pp, 15.99


From protest to resistance: War resistance after 11 September

While we are writing this, Britain - where we WRI workers live - and the US are dropping bombs on Afghanistan: it is the first weeks of the “war on terrorism”.