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Hetherington, Bill

Roy Prockter, 1949 - 2014

Peace Tax Seven activist & Quaker dies, age 65

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Arlo Tatum: 21 February 1923 - 2 April 2014

Arlo Tatum played significant roles in the US, British and international pacifist movements.

Ann Kramer, Conscientious Objectors of the Second World War: Refusing to Fight

Pen and Sword Books, 2013; 224pp; £19.99

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Pacifists win WW1 grant

Peace Pledge Union to launch "No More War" project

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Conscientious Objectors’ Day

Last month, peace activists held commemorations in Manchester (13 May), London (15 May) and Birmingham (20 May) to mark the thirtieth International Conscientious Objectors’ Day.

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PN 75: On that day: Bill Hetherington

Bill Hetherington on his activities on (and around) 6 June 2011 - PN's 75th birthday.

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CO day

International Conscientious Objectors’ Day, 15 May, was marked by four events in Britain.

A commitment to its core values

In the mid-1930s there was a ferment of pacifism in Britain.

Pacifist talks

During the war, the Peace Pledge Union embarked upon negotiations of its own, with the object of obtaining a joint statement from British and Argentinian pacifists condemning the war.

Peter Searby (ed) Cambridge at War. The Diary of Jack Overhill 1939-1945

Cambridgeshire Records Society, 2010; 406pp; £18

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