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50,000 Russians march against Putin’s invasion of Crimea

On 15 March, Moscow saw its largest demonstration in over two years, a protest against Russian president Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, and impending annexation of the Crimea.

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Draxtic action

The fracking revolution in the US has had a number of unintended consequences.

Trials news

  • There have been anti-arms trade legal victories connected to protests at the defence & security equipment international (DSEI) arms fair last September.

The World is My Country

Peace News' First World War poster project

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War Games at the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood

Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA. Free. Showing until 9 March

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Anti-fracking acquittals!

On 9 January, a three-day trial in Brighton resulted in acquittals for 10 people arrested for blockading the drilling site near Balcombe on 26 July.

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US anti-drones protesters acquitted!

At the end of October, five Christian peace activists were acquitted of ‘disorderly conduct’ at a trial in Dewitt, New York state, USA.

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Video of Howard

Howard Clark and Penny Stone at the opening of the international seminar War starts in Luleå, Sweden, 2011.

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Howard at the Peace News benefit in 2011

For a photo archive of Howard see here. An online book of condolences is available at War Resisters International

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Howard Clark

29 Nov 2013: It is with deep sadness that we announce that last night Howard Clark, long-time collaborator and supporter of Peace News, passed away.

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