A very small minority of the fundamentalists from all the violent religions that talk literally about endless torture in hellfire (I notice that major sects of Christianity over the last few decade
Thank you for your front page article ‘This is not about Islam’ in the last issue of Peace News.
Having seen so many negative views in the media regarding Islam, for me, as a Muslim woman, your article ‘This is not about Islam’ [PN 2592–2593] was indeed very refreshing to read.
Sometimes the journey can be as important as the destination ...
‘So will you now be organising a cycle ride to Ende Gelände, the mass action in Germany in May?’
Connecting the threads of past to future through our lives and songs
If you don’t live in Scotland, you might not know the phrase, ‘the carrying stream’.
Jeff Cloves thrills to the EU referendum campaign
As I write this, the case for and against leaving the EU has raised the nauseating stench of this non-debate to hysterical levels. So far, it’s been a combat between dread and fear.
Decades of dedication, giving a voice to the voiceless
How the Scandinavians got it right – and how we can, too
Lisa Cumming reports on three-day seminar on nonviolent resistance at Leeds Beckett University
PN surveys some of this year's offerings
Mobilising climate justice, lessons for social movements
Call for support for three trials
While the real criminals were on 16 March being safely protected and escorted into the building, the six protesters arrested at the DPRTE (defence procurement, research, technology and exportabilit
Kelvin Mason celebrates the Welsh campaigners at the coalface of anti-coal activismEver since 2007, I have been writing in Peace News about opencast coalmining in Wales, climate change and local injustice. My particular target has a
WW1 COs remembered
'Direct education' returns to the UK
There was, rightly, considerable international concern when one of Nepal’s best-known dissidents, journalist Kanak Mani Dixit, was arrested on questionable grounds by an anti-corruption body on 22
The Moroccan police have refused to allow an autopsy to determine the cause of death (in custody) of Brahim Saika, an activist in occupied Western Sahara, who died in hospital on 15 April.
April and May saw an escalation in the Turkish civil war, with government forces and Kurdish PKK guerrilla fighters both increasing their levels of violence.
On 4 May, two Israeli women conscientious objectors were sent back to prison for continuing to refuse military service with the Israeli defence force.
On 29 March, Aiden Katri, 19, became the first Israeli transgender woman to be jailed for refusing compulsory military service – in Prison Six, a men’s jail.