Issue: 2671

April - May 2024


Top Stories

British general calls for Ukraine negotiations: ‘peace for land’

by Milan Rai

'We've go to get back to diplomacy' says former chief of defence staff

Ceasefire: No more 'pauses'

by Milan Rai

No more Gaza lies from Labour or the Conservatives

Anarchism is not just 'spontaneity and structurelessness', argues Milan Rai


Yemen on a knife edge

by PN staff

US actions threaten peace process

Christian de-arrested

by PN staff

'Come back to write another day’

Solidarity with Gaza

by PN staff

Protests, blockades & direct action

UK: two in three support Gaza ceasefire

by PN staff

Polls show consistent support for end to Israeli assault

Hamas ‘mass rape’ claims fall apart

by PN staff

No evidence group used rape as a weapon of war

Churchill and Hiroshima: a new Peace News briefing

by PN staff

Order your copies this May!

Readers and activists

by Milan Rai

Join us in Manchester and Edinburgh

Environmental action

by PN staff

Court case news


For the record

by PN staff

A round-up of some recent events that have been recorded and put online

IDF killed Israelis on 7 October

by Milan Rai

Israeli units were ordered to prevent the capture of civilian hostages 'at any cost'

Pope calls for negotiations

by PN staff

Pontiff praises ‘the courage of the white flag’

Two day blockade in Bristol

by PN staff

Arms fair opposed

PN raises over £8,000 for Gaza

by Gabriel Carlyle

Ceasefire Now! badges latest

Triple trouble

by PN staff

Court of appeal rules out 'consent' defence


Film activists better

by Zoe Broughton

A guide to filming protests on your smartphone – for maximum impact – by one of the most experienced activist filmmakers around.

Future peace in Ukraine depends on civil society

by Yurii Sheliazhenko

Update from a Ukrainian pacifist

The women of Wales for a world without war

by Mererid Hopwood

The hidden history of the Welsh Women's Peace Petition

Preserving the US empire with nuclear weapons

by Joseph Gerson

Part of a recent online talk for PN by a longtime US peace activist 

‘Positive freedom’ and ‘love of life’

by Marc Morgan

Revisiting the insights of German Jewish thinker Erich Fromm (1900 – 1980)

We will resist

by CAGE & others

A group statement by BLM UK, CAGE, Netpol, Palestine Action, Sisters Uncut & others  

Stop masking your support for genocide in Gaza


A response to the prime minister’s 1 March ‘extremism’ speech


Babies against bombs

by PN

Placards, Gaza march, London, 9 March 2024

Poynted remarks

by Claire Poyner

Do mobs rule?

What else

by Rebecca Elson-Watkins

We all need to get a little rest sometimes, says Rebecca Elson-Watkins

In the cracks between

by Virginia Moffatt

Which TV show regularly reminds us that people are 'for the most part ... kind, caring and empathetic'?

Radical Music: Charlotte Church

by Penny Stone

'A call for one group's liberation does not imply another's destruction'

Diary: 'Validate!'

by Cath

'It's guilt-inducing to say no'

Finding steady ground

by Daniel Hunter

Seven behaviours to help us stay active and effective

Cartoons etc

Road works by Anon

Wall space by Anon