Issue: 2552-2553

December 2012 - January 2013


Top Stories

Iraq: between despair and hope

by Cathy Breen

A US peace activist returns to Iraq after nine years.

PN's editors respond to criticism from a reader.


Iraq 2003

by PN

Spread the word about Wobbly Tuesday.

Wake up and hear the singing!

by Patricia Richards

Côr Gobaith feel the solidarity at national TUC demo

Enter the Dragons — in Cardiff

by Dr Vole

Welsh activists take anti-nuclear message to the steps of the Senedd.

Lockheed Martin HQ exposed by Trident Ploughshares

by PN staff

Nuke maker's AGM disrupted.

Zombie roads rise again in Hastings

by Milan Rai

Tories resuscitate long-dead road schemes.

Thousands join 68-day Kurdish hunger strike

by David Polden

Kurds struggling for peace talks & language rights.

UK torture transfers

by Gabriel Carlyle

Can a 'known torturer' and drug dealer be expected to uphold human rights? The British government thinks so.

345 drone strikes: four civilians dead?

by Gabriel Carlyle

Are the UK government's figures on drone casualties really credible?

Newport peace poppies

by PN staff

White poppy wreath laid at British legion's invitation

Israel assassinated Hamas leader ‘to avoid ceasefire’

by PN staff

Assassinated Hamas leading was contemplating truce with Israel, says Israeli peace activist.


30 years ago: Gandhi: the movie

by Albert Beale

Richard Attenborough’s film Gandhi was reviewed at length for PN by Devi Prasad, a colleague of Gandhi who’d lived on Gandhi’s ashram both before and after the latter’s assassination in 1948.

Remembrance Sunday

by Jeremy Kingston

Jeremy Kingston is inspired by Lt Gen Sir John Kiszley's frank admission

Dai Vaughan: 6 September 1933 - 6 June 2012

by Martin Smith

Documentary maker, author and activist

Liverpool Diary: December 2012

by Jennifer Verson

Turkeys, progress & praxis

More features

Radical Routes

by Anonymous

A brief look at the UK's national network of radical housing co-ops.

Co-ops come together

by Felix Lozano

Felix Lozano is inspired by the spirit of a co-operation at Co-operatives United.

No more mortgage suicides!

by Howard Clark

Spain’s social movements struggle for housing justice.

'15 February 2003' by Ian Sinclair

by PN staff

A new Peace News book coming in 2013


Can you smell gas?

by Claire Fauset

Claire Fauset spent a week occupying a chimney


Cartoons etc

Occupy your mind by Tony Telford

Almost ... by SEG

Roouminations by Donald Rooum

Jill's Defence Weekly by Jill Gibbon