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War refusers receive messages of support

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Extinction Rebellion in court

74 charged and counting

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Protesters block public and private land – at the same time

'Farcical' prosecution of ant-nuke campaigners

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Unions and NGOs block Saudi arms ship

Italian dock workers and French human rights groups take anti-war action

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The US attacks press freedom, threatens Julian Assange and jails Chelsea Manning again

Assange faces 175 years in prison as Manning reimprisoned

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Summer Camp 2020?

No PN camp in 2019, but a winter gathering in 2020 ...

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Changing it up

David Polden surveys three recent UK peace movement actions

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Here’s a lead

Who’s offering training in nonviolent direct action right now?

Inspectors freed

On 29 March, two US Veterans for Peace were released from prison in Limerick, Ireland, after being arrested at a protest against the US military base at Shannon airport on 17 March.

Busy, busy, busy

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) is waiting to hear the results of a major appeal, on its legal case against British arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen.