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FSB attacks humanitarian organisations

The FSB, one of the successors to the KGB, have accused humanitarian organisations working in Chechnya and Ingushetia of producing “anti stability” propaganda harmful to the efforts made b

Hiroshima and Nagasaki victims remembered

Fifty-eight years after the first use of nuclear weapons against a civilian population, the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima this year fell under the shadow of t

Raise your voices!

US anti-sanctions activists have had a long-threatened civil action brought against them by the US Treasury Department.

40+ arrests at disarmament camp

Between 2 and 15 August, citizens from Sweden, Finland, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, the United States and Britain joined together in taking action against nuclear weapons at Faslane and Cou

Israel-Palestine round-up

International Solidarity Movement activists have been taking action with local Palestinians against the ongoing construction of the “apartheid wall”.

Memory and memorials from Chile: 30 years since the military coup

An itinerant exhibition of 27 photographs has been put together in an effort to share the process of dealing with the past alongside the relatives of the disappeared and those executed for

Russian activists take on corporations and military

In spite of mounting state repression of campaign groups - the spurious arrests of ecological activists, the death in suspicious circumstances of Mr Shekochikhin, the Minister of Defence a

Signs of revival in "rubbish action"

After being massively disrupted by the war, Iraqi society shows some signs of recovery, with volunteers cleaning the streets and collecting rubbish in Baghdad.

Militarism in everyday life - a street performance on International CO day

It's 15 May 2003, Tel Aviv, Israel: a military wedding, groom, bride, and the rabbi in uniform, as are the guests.

Target: Peace (activists)

Friday 11 April, Israeli soldiers shot another peace activist with the International Solidarity Movement.