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No to violence, yes to peace

On 8 March International Women's Day was marked around the world.

Bruce Kent

You've been in the peace movement a long time - what got you started?

Devonport disarmament camp

May is the month of the review of the NPT in New York and we are calling all those activists with a wish for social justice to join the protests in Plymouth.

A Festival for Deserters in Moscow

In Russia, 23 February is traditionally the “Day of the Defenders of the Fatherland” — converted from the Soviet “Red Army Day”.

Scottish police dismantle Trident sub

Early on 11 March officers from Lothian and Borders Police dismantled a large model Trident nuclear weapon submarine which had blocked the street outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh for 14

The challenge of peace for Irish Republicans

Cessation of armed struggle has enormous significance for the IRA, who regard themselves as defenders of the 1919 Dail with a clear mission to secure Irish freedom from British colonialism

Happy birthday!

International action against the arms

On Monday 21 March, the second anniversary of the war on Iraq, activists all over the world took part in a day of direct action against the arms trade.

Greenpeace takes action for a "nuclear free future"

On Monday 15 March a shipment of US weapons grade plutonium fuel (MOX) set out on the first leg of its journey from the Areva plutonium factory in France to the US port of Charleston, Sout

It's not about plane spotting!

“The summer time is coming and the leaves are sweetly blowing” - and in Iraq the slaughter goes on. And the plundering of Iraq's resources by the occupying powers.