Issue: 2491

November 2007



By Maya Evans

I met US peace activist Kathy Kelly four years ago in Chicago, an inspiring and life-changing experience.

By Gwyn

In November we are all reminded of past wars. I think that, in the midst of this remembrance, we also need to think of those who suffer now for opposing present and future wars.

By Sarah Young

PN: Tell us some background about ACE.

By John Jordan, Isa Fremeaux

“Of course another world is possible...

By Sonia Azad

During the summer holidays, I spent four days filming Iraqi Refugee children in Amman, Jordan.

By Kat Barton

After 22 years of debate, negotiation and hard work by campaigning groups, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has finally been approved by the UN General Assembly, by an overwhelming majority of 143 to 4, with 11 abstentions.

By Alun Williams

Aberystwyth Town Council, a town with a strong history of peace activism, particularly from Greens, Plaid Cymru and the Quakers, is in its fourth year of holding a white poppy ceremony recognising the non-combatants who die in wars.

By Polina Aksamentova

Three British women were arrested and jailed for over 30 hours in Al Masra'a al Qibliya on 26 October for attending an “illegal demonstration” against the seizure of Palestinian land.

By Kate MacIntosh

Can the built environment influence human behaviour? In the post-WWII era , most architects and planners would have answered that question with an emphatic “YES”.

By Polina Aksamentova

Delegates from across the country flocked to London's City Hall from 13-14 October for this year's CND AGM, to update the campaign's objectives and learn something new whilst at it.

To play this game the following are required:
Coloured chalk
Stones (more than one in case of confiscation!)
Paving stones

By Kat Barton

Last month, over a thousand Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad in protest at the building of a separation wall in the poor, mainly Shi'ite neighbourhood of al-Washash.

By Polina Aksamentova

When the polling agency ORB's findings came out [see last issue], I was sure that The Guardian, The Independent, The New York Times and other major papers would cry out in outrage and pronounce in thick, black ink across their re

By Kelvin Mason

St Athan is an English mistranslation of the Welsh female saint Tathan. The Defence Training Academy to be built at St Athan will be a further corruption of a Welsh culture of peace.

By Patrick Nicholson

Being activists isn't easy.