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Harassment of peace activists continues

Israeli forces continue to put pressure on ISM activists through office raids and arrests.

Darfur protests continue

Over the past three months there have been growing protests at the ongoing violence in Darfur.

Remembering Hiroshima

Every year, in the city of Hiroshima, Japan, people come from far and wide to float lanterns decorated with prayers, thoughts, and messages of peace down the rivers in commemoration of the

Anti-NATO summit in Istanbul

An “anti-NATO” summit took place in Istanbul between 19 and 27 June as a response to the NATO summit being held in the city.

Israel-Palestine ... in brief

A UN report released on 30 July found that economic and living conditions in all Palestinian areas had deteriorated, with 63% of Palestinians now living in poverty.

Can't keep a good ship down

On 19 July the historic peace vessel the Fri sank in a dock at the shipyard where she was built in 1912.

Anti-nuclear pilgrims reach Japan

The International Peace Pilgrimage has arrived in Japan, signalling the final leg of the eight-month journey across Australia and Japan in protest at nuclear weaponry and uranium mining.

In Chile, Latin-America and the whole world: INSUMISION!

It's 15 May, 10.45am: a group of four Chilean activists approaches Alameda and the Altar de la Patria with its eternal flame of Chilean “nationhood”.

After Fukushima: where now?

“If there is anything to be learnt we will learn it, because safety is our number one concern”, said energy secretary Chris Huhne on 14 March, after the horrendous nuclear accident at Fuku

Vanunu released to cheers and veers

On Tuesday 21 April, Mordechai Vanunu was released after spending 18 years in prison.