Comments in issue 2557

Faslane Peace Camp faces closure

by The Campers

A proposal

Scrap Trident

by PN staff

On 15 April, 47 campaigners were arrested as hundreds of people from as far away as New Zealand converged on Faslane naval base, home to the Trident nuclear missile submarine system, 25 miles north of Glasgow.

Drones, Trident... buzz off!

by Lotte Reimer

On 13 April, protesters gathered outside the ministry of defence drone testing site near Aberporth.

2014 and a Wales Peace Institute

by Kelvin Mason

Jill Evans, Plaid Cymru MEP, is calling on Wales’ first minister to make peace the theme of next year’s centenary commemorations of the start of the First World War.

The economy: a big game

by PN staff

On 15 April, as part of the Global Day of Action Against Military Spending, Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), Pax Christi, War on Want, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) and others joined together to take their message to parliament in London.

Thatcher sparks solidarity

by PN staff

One of the most creative responses to the death of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher on 8 April was a website called ‘Don’t Hate, Donate’.

55 Easters

by David Polden

Ever since the first Aldermaston March at Easter 1958, Aldermaston, where the UK’s nuclear warheads are made, has been the focus of CND’s anti-nuclear protest at Easter.