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Thousands hit the streets for action on climate change

On Saturday 3 December, around 10,000 people marched through London to demand urgent action on climate change.

For the freedom to protest

Our rights and civil liberties face renewed attack.

CIVIL LIBERTIES: BANNED - From 1 August 2005: no permit - no protest

On 1 July, substantial new restrictions on protest around Parliament came into force, the breaking of which becomes an arrestable offence from 1 August.

Colombia: February massacre linked to School of the Americas training

Many Peace News readers will have heard the news of the massacre of eight civilians, including three children, in the Colombian Peace Community of San Jose' de Apartad in February 2005 (se

Campaigners battle for legal right to protest

As Peace News went to press, a High Court hearing into the injunctions demanded by Brighton arms manufacturers to restrict anti-war protests was still continuing.

Love your enemy - everyone can change: Sir Jock Stirrup

Well m'darlings, today's Easter love-your-enemy-bunny is Sir Jock Stirrup. I kid you not.

No to violence, yes to peace

On 8 March International Women's Day was marked around the world.

Bruce Kent

You've been in the peace movement a long time - what got you started?

Take action against all war

On 19 March tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets around the world to protest at the continuing military occupation of Iraq, and to call for coalition troops to b

EU militarisation

The European Constitution has a range of militarist provisions which could serve to strengthen the already powerful military forces within EU states, and the constitution includes a plan f