Comments in issue 2559-2560

Guantánamo hunger strike continues

by Jordana Jarrett

As PN went to press, US military authorities were stepping up their attempts to break the hunger strike of detainees at the Guantánamo Bay detention centre in Cuba.

G8 demos met with force

by Jordana Jarrett

Anti-capitalist demonstrations in England, northern Ireland and Germany were met with excessive policing last month, as eight of the world’s wealthiest countries met at Lough Erne in northern Ireland for the G8 summit on 17-18 June.

Hiroshima fast comes to Burghfield

by PN

The Paris fast for Hiroshima and Nagasaki this August, referred to in the last issue, is actually a Paris-Burghfield-Büchel fast!

A black day for PN

by PN

For the first time in its 76-year history, the content in Peace News this month is entirely the work of people of colour.

Nonviolent uprisings

by PN

Turkey, Brazil and Indonesia

The US finally agrees to direct talks with the Taliban, as demanded by the Afghan people

by Milan Rai

As PN entered production, news broke of dramatic developments in the Afghan conflict. The Taliban were finally admitted to talks with the US government and the Afghan government, something polls show that the Afghan people have long desired.