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View from Italy

The Nonviolent Movement (Movimento Nonviolento or NM), founded in the sixties by Aldo Capitini, “father” of Italian nonviolence, works to remove individual and group violence from every as

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.

Castor alarm!

As we went to press another Castor shipment of nuclear waste began its journey from the Cap La Hague reprocessing plant to Wenland.

Eurosatory: a personal reflection

There may be more than one way to stage a nonviolent protest.

Eurosatory 2002: arms trader gathering

One of the special guests at Eurosatory this year was Mr Kalashnikov. His world famous invention - the Kalashnikov sub-machine gun - is now used in most conflicts across the globe.

En legitima desobediencia: tres decades de objection, insurmision y antimilitarismo

MOC/proyecto editorial traficantes de suenos

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Antimilitarism in the (new) German peace and anti-war movement after 11 September

Tobias Pfluger discusses some of the inherent tensions between the wider peace movement and those who identify as antimilitarist.

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Arm fairs: a great time to show opposition to the death trade

Arms traders spread suffering and death wherever they can profit from it.

Active opposition to the Bourget arms show

In June, the 44th international aeronautics and space show took place in Paris at Le Bourget: shorts, ice- creams, air displays and tanned pilots. But that's not all. There were also fighter planes, helicopters and antimilitarists opposed to the arms trade. Francois Maliet reports.

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Castor - a real opportunity?

In October anti-nuclear activists in Germany recommenced their resistance to nuclear waste transports (Castor) - one of which is due to leave the nuclear power station at Philippsburg in the south of Germany for the reprocessing plant in La Hague, France.

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