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Making poverty history

On 4 February more than 20,000 packed into London's Trafalgar Square to hear Nelson Mandela issue a rallying cry to “make poverty history” in 2005, and challenging world leaders to “recogn

Cabinet Office case dropped

The four anti-war activists who last November staged a series of die-ins to highlight the slaughter in Iraq - one of which took place deep inside the Cabinet Office - have had their cases

Reclaim love

O-I-L (One In Love) held its annual Valentine's Day action of collectively concentrating love and sending it out to the world.

Ahoy there! Peace Pirates dock in Ireland

On Wednesday 2 February, a pirate ship set sail from the south coast of England, docking three days later at Carlingford Lough in Ireland.

15 February: Up close and personal

On 15 February, Yeovil, Sherborne and Area Stop the War Coalition held a peaceful demonstration at RNAS (Royal Naval Air Station) Yeovilton in Somerset in protest at the continued occupati

Wasted science

A new report by Dr Chris Langley for Scientists for Global Responsibility details the pervasive military presence within science and technology.

MSP jailed

Central Scotland MSP Carolyn Leckie was sentenced to seven days imprisonment for refusing to pay a £100 fine for taking part in a blockade of Faslane naval base back in February 2002.

A long, long time ago…

With a true sense of nostalgia, Peace News reflects back on its long history of publishing. Even half a century ago, PN was “providing a forum where nonviolent an

Pit Stoppers finally get to trial

When the invasion of Iraq was being planned, the US government needed bases to refuel and load planes full of troops en route to its bases in Qatar and Kuwait.