Issue: 2592-2593

April - May 2016

Archives

Top Stories

This is not about Islam

by Milan Rai

Religious belief was not the driver for Brussels, or Paris, or London

Sisters Uncut

by Elisa Haf

The feminists fighting austerity

Spycops

by Peter Salmon

The Pitchford Inquiry into police infiltration gathers steam

News

Many Berrigans!

by PN staff

Air base blockade marks death of life-long peacemaker

Greenpeace fracks Westminster

by PN staff

Campaigners bring drilling rig to Westminster

Nukewatch stop bomb convoy

by PN staff

One-man blockade halts warhead

MoD faces war crimes charges

by Lotte Reimer

Knighton residents to initiate private prosecution of Defence minister over Trident

Syrians speak out on the war

by Lisa Cumming

Lisa Cumming reports on the West Yorkshire Nonviolent Network's event 'How will peace be built in Syria?'

Heathrow 13 free!

by PN staff

Climate campaigners threatened with jail receive suspended sentences

Arms firm hit by hair spray

by David Polden

Arms protestor fined £450

The Palestinian freedom struggle

by David Polden

Bil'in resistance now in twelth year

News

Slow walk to victory

by PN staff

Cases dropped against 20 anti-fracking protestors

Stop Trident!

by Harry Rogers

Welsh campaigners join 60,000+ strong anti-Trident demo

No to arms fair

by Wendy Lewis

Welsh campaigners target Cardiff Arms Fair

The militarisation of the EU

by Chris Venables

Chris Venables details militarism's corruption of the European project

Features

Peace News Summer Camp: 28 July - 1 August

by Summer Camp folk

Relax, reflect, reconnect, re-energise!

Turning a teenage casualty into a war hero

by Rupert Gude

100 years on from the battle of Jutland, exposing war propaganda

Taking my first steps into resistance

by Andrea Needham

An excerpt from a brilliant new direct action memoir

As they destroy

by Andrea Needham

An environmental campaigner reflects

Echo Hall

by Virginia Moffatt

New novel poses question: 'is conflict always inevitable?'

The truth about Trident

by Tim Wallis

An excerpt from a new book on one of the biggest issues facing us

Undercovers on the run

by Peter Salmon

Key highlights of the last four months

Comment

Brexit and movements for peace and justice

by Natalie Shanklin

How will the outcome of the EU referendum affect war and peace issues?

The peacefulness of the EU

by Europe for Peace

The EU has transformed 'the most violent continent in history', argues Europe for Peace

Peaceful disturbance

by Jeff Cloves

Free speech and speakers corner

Women singing out

by Penny Stone

We can't all speak at once, but we can all sing together

Diary: Crime & punishment

by Ali Tamlit

Ali Tamlit reflects on his experience as one of the Heathrow 13

Activism and ... Eggs

by

'One or two won't hurt'

30 years ago: Nuclear bills – no thanks

by Albert Beale

For many years, PN played a central role in British opposition to nuclear power generation, especially because it combined a political with a technical critique of the nuclear industry. It also, as over many issues, provided ‘nuts and bolts’ advice for campaigners. Here, PN co-editor Linda Peirson gives some tips.

Cartoons

Roouminations by Donald Rooum

Almost ... by SEG