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Gough, Jill

Obituary: George Crabb: 31 December 1924 – 15 May 2016

Dedicated peace maker and communist dies at 91

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Saying No to NATO

Actions planned against Newport summit

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Drones spread their deadly wings

Military technology company QinetiQ has signed a contract to use Llanbedr, near Harlech, Gwynedd, for testing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or ‘drones’.

Military academy blights peaceful nation

On 25 April, campaigners from all over Wales took part in a demonstration against plans to build a military academy at St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan.

A peace institute for Wales?

Over 1500 signatures have been collected calling for the National Assembly of Wales to create a Peace Institute comparable with those in Flanders, Catalonia, Finland, Norway and elsewhere.

"Beyond the Pale" but over Wales

In an interview with the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Lord Bingham compared drones with cluster bombs and landmines.

A welcome on the hillside; arrest by the loch-side

Fresh from a speaking tour that included a warm welcome in Wales, US peace activist Bruce Gagnon was extended the full hospitality of the British state at Faslane nuclear submarine base in Scotland