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Bomspotters start small

Those pesky Euro bombspotters have been up to their naughty tricks again recently.

Irish neutrality - the battle continues

Even though Ireland remains officially a neutral state, military landings at Shannon Airport in County Clare have nearly tripled in 2004.

Activist killed in anti-nuke protest

A young French activist was killed on Sunday 7 November as he attempted to blockade a train carrying 12 Castor caskets - 175 tonnes - of nuclear waste.

US war resisters condemn war in post-election protest

Delivering a clear message against war, members of the War Resisters League marched from Ground Zero to the New York Stock Exchange in lower Manhattan on the morning of 3 November.

British police in early G8 evidence gathering

Trident Ploughshares report that one of their pledgers - a Swedish national - was detained and questioned for three hours about next year's G8 actions

Eco-campaign against toxic missile burning

A protest camp against the incinerating of ballistic missiles took place from the beginning of July to the end of August in the central Russian city of Perm.

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.