Issue: 2638 - 2639

February - March 2020


Top Stories

What should we do?

by PN and misc activists

In January, we asked activists and groups around the country what they thought campaigners should be doing – this year and over the next 10 years. These are the responses we received.

US: a terrorist state

by Milan Rai

The Baghdad airport massacre is part of a pattern of US assassinations

Suleimani secrets - The US alliance with the Iranian general

by Milan Rai

Before the US murdered him, it formed an alliance with the Iranian general – twice

Doing the right thing isn't always the same as doing the thing that makes you feel right, argues Milan Rai


Suleimani and western propaganda

by Milan Rai

Milan Rai surveys the UK media's coverage of the assassination of Qassem Suleimani

MAW at a climate conference

by David Polden

David Collins & Hilary Evans on their experiences at COP25

Internationals at Gaza fence

by David Polden

Seven arrested in attempt to break siege

Are you a potential terrorist?

by David Polden

Police 'counter-terror' guide brands Extinction Rebellion as 'extremist'

A gathering for activists - 60th anniversary of Peace House

by Nik Gorecki

Conference marks 60th anniversary of Cale Rd's Peace House

100 seconds left

by PN staff

Nuclear arms race and ‘limited political response’ to climate change shift Doomsday clock forward 20 seconds


Women in Black

by Pat Richardson

Vigil for Gaza held in run up to Christmas

Walking the West Bank

by Lotte Reimer

Welsh witnesses to Israel's occupation

Olive harvest in Palestine

by George Carmel

From Wales to the West Bank

Obituary: Leslie Pope: 28 September 1918 – 23 December 2019

by Jonathon Pope, Bob Edwell, Lynette Edwell

WW2 conscientious objector who played important role in the campaign to remove US cruise missles from Greenham Common

Iran Airbus

by PN

Pre-war art by Emily Johns

Could UK officials go on trial for Diego Garcia?

by PN staff

Mauritius issues threat of futher action after expiry of UN deadline

Assange trial approaches – Manning still in prison

by David Polden

Extradition hearing to take place on 24 February


The man in Suleimani’s shadow

by Milan Rai

Another 3 January victim: Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis

290 dead, nothing said

by Milan Rai

Censoring the destruction of Iran Air Flight 655


What else

by Rebecca Elson-Watkins

Where were the 'adults in the room' on 3 January?

The election that sank Corbyn

by Rakesh Prashara, PN, David MacKenzie

PN and friends reflect on the UK's December 2019 general election

Radical Music: 'Music is powerful'

by Penny Stone

It's too important not to sing just now, says Penny Stone

Poynted remarks

by Claire Poyner

Our columnist turns her attention to racism and royalty

Diary: 'the clear and present danger'

by Cath

Our Leeds-based cooperator questions her grasp on reality

Chile 2011

by Justin Collicutt

Magellans roll back gas price rise 

A Hidden Life

by Pat Gaffney

Pat Gaffney reviews the new biopic of Franz Jägerstätter

Cartoons etc

Telford by Tony Telford