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SOA trespassers en route to prison

In July, 36 activists were sentenced to terms of between 90 days and six months in prison for their symbolic trespassing at the US “school for assassins” the Western Hemisphere Institute f

REX: A cultural laboratory

In Serbia the REX/B92 cultural centre describes itself as “a laboratory for research of new fields of culture”.

Music in our message

AWOL magazine is the product of a “workshop of artists, activists and revolutionaries”.

Women occupy oil stations

In south-eastern Nigeria, hundreds of unarmed Ijaw women used boats to occupy four Chevron-Texaco pipeline stations.

Israeli peaceniks show their strength

As Peace News went to press more than 60,000 demonstrators were in Tel Aviv taking part in largest peace rally since the second intifada began 19 months ago, demanding th

More Israeli Conscientious Objectors

Several young Israeli men are refusing to participate in military service and a number continue to be imprisoned for their principled stance.

Activists injured

Action by Israelis, Palestinians and internationals

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Welcome to Hell

The war in Chechnya rumbles on, with reports of increased fighting and both civilian and military/paramilitary deaths in recent months.

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War in the Middle East

By the beginning of November the escalating war in the Middle East had claimed more than 160 lives (predominantly Palestinian), 2000-6000 had been wounded and more than 700 arrested.

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Nonviolent revolution in Serbia?

Almost nonviolent - marred only by the deaths of two people - was it, or is it, a revolution? 

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