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War and peace

Through war and terror

“The two stacks of hay there had been burnt; the apricot and cherry trees he had planted and reared were broken and scorched; and, worse still, all the beehives and bees were burnt.

We will not forget

A Sombre Journey

On 25 February, a group of around 200 community members, accompanied by members of Peace Brigades International and the Fellowship for Reconciliation, set out to collect an

No to violence, yes to peace

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

Take action against all war

On 19 March tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets around the world to protest at the continuing military occupation of Iraq, and to call for coalition troops to b

Alan Freeman & Boris Kagarlitsky (eds), 'The Politics of Empire: Globalisation in Crisis'

Pluto Press, 2004; ISBN 0 7453 2183 6; Pb 304pp; £15.99

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Peace Pledge Union, 'I have a dream'

Available from PeaceNews online for £12 inc p&p worldwide. See http://www.peacenews.info/

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Editorial: Still time to abolish war

This issue of Peace News has been produced against the backdrop of war on Iraq and, in particular, the attacks on Fallujah.

Janet Ganguli, 'Time for Peace'

Small World Publications, 2nd edition 2004; ISBN 0 9536235 0 5; £6

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Otto Grunfeld, 'The Survivor's Path'

Sessions of York, 2001; ISBN 1 85072 271 4; 100pp

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Not enough peacekeepers?

The word at the UN is that there is a “commitment gap” - that is, the world's militarily most powerful countries want to see more military intervention around the world, but are reluctant