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Civil Liberties

Off yer bikes!

After more than a decade of informal, monthly, collective assertions of the delight of cycling around a city in the company of lots of other cyclists, the Critical Mass bike rides in central London

For the freedom to protest

Our rights and civil liberties face renewed attack.

Campaign Profile: N02ID

NO2ID is the national, non-partisan campaign opposing ID cards and a National Identity Register.


Editorial: Plenty of places to start

Having worked as Editorial Assistant at Peace News for a year now, I've witnessed the hard work and dedication that goes into every issue.

Deaths, Dukes and doggedness

Robin Cook's death has brought forth many tales, and the peace movement has some to tell about him too.

Eleven challenge anti-protest zone

"When I pass protesters every day at Downing Street, and believe me, you name it, they protest against it, I may not like what they call me, but I thank God they can.

CIVIL LIBERTIES: BANNED - From 1 August 2005: no permit - no protest

Emma Sangster reports on the latest repressive legislation and the plans for civil disobedience to defy the ban.


The Freedom to Protest Conference

There are a whole range of repressive and outrageous measures increasingly being used by police and companies to try and intimidate and undermine all manner of protests - including peace and anti-w

Fairford Coach: the saga continues

On 22 March 2003, three coaches set off from London to protest against the bombing of Iraq by US B52s which were flying missions from RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire.