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Peace organisations involved in Colombia solidarity work

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Large protests against FTAA in Ecuador

In late October the seventh ministerial meeting about the Free Trade Area of the Americas took place in Quito, Ecuador.

Unreal thing

There are many reasons not to drink Coca-Cola, but this most symbolic of drinks has yet to face a coordinated boycott campaign.

Korea talks

Japanese activists take to the streets

In October, the Kansai Antiwar Joint Action Group, a Japanese peace movement network, passed a “Resolution Against Aggressive War on Iraq by the Bush Government of US and Against Participat

San Jose de Apartado

The term “Peace Community” perhaps evokes an image of utopian pacifist experiments.

Social forum

As we went to press the European Social Forum (ESF), held in Florence, had just got under-way, with more than 30,000 people signing up to attend.

Women occupy oil stations

In south-eastern Nigeria, hundreds of unarmed Ijaw women used boats to occupy four Chevron-Texaco pipeline stations.

SOA trespassers en route to prison

In July, 36 activists were sentenced to terms of between 90 days and six months in prison for their symbolic trespassing at the US “school for assassins” the Western Hemisphere Institute f

Music in our message

AWOL magazine is the product of a “workshop of artists, activists and revolutionaries”.