Welcome to Peace News, the newspaper for the UK grassroots peace and justice movement. We seek to oppose all forms of violence, and to create positive change based on cooperation and responsibility. See more

"Peace News has compiled an exemplary record... its tasks have never been more critically important than they are today." Noam Chomsky

  • facebook
  • rss
  • twitter

Arms trade

Arms traders flee activists

Protest forces death merchants into hiding


Campaigners misdirect arms traders

Flurry of actions challenges Europes biggest arms fair


Jill's Defence Weekly

‘You can’t do deals in this industry unless you’re drunk.’ Defence and Security Equipment international arms fair (DSEi), Docklands, London, September 2013

Roofers over moon

On 21 August, Horsham magistrates court found Chris Osmond of No Borders and Shiar Youssef of Boycott Israel Network not guilty of criminal trespass.

The Arms Fair is Here!

Second half of Jessica Corbett's report on City Circle's recent anti-arms trade meeting.


Time to convert the arms trade?

Jessica Corbett reports from a recent meeting of anti-arms trade campaigners at City Circle.


Jill's Defence Weekly

'See you at DSEi.' Defense and Security Equipment International is the world's largest arms fair, held at Royal Victoria Dock, London

Good census news

On 7 August, at the Scottish court of appeal in Edinburgh, the crown dropped its prosecution of peace activist Barbara Dowling for allegedly failing to fully complete her census form in 2011.

Jill's Defence Weekly

CAAT supporter evicted from BAE AGM


A series of Jill Gibbon's drawings from BAE's annual general meeting, May 8th