Peace and War

  • 29 Mar 2014

    The barbarity of the response to protest by the Syrian regime - bullets, shabihas and tanks that soon graduated to chemical weapons and TNT barrels - also weaponised an equally radical bunch of people who carry with them the cloak of religiosity although they do not care a jot about the future governance of Syria, says regional analyst Dr Harry Hagopian. So where do we go from here?

  • 27 Mar 2014

    CND has welcomed a report by the House of Commons Defence Committee which highlights the decreasing salience of nuclear weapons in UK defence policy.

  • 26 Mar 2014

    Churches are calling for the MoD to clarify its deployment of drones in Afghanistan as a Defence Committe report confirms UK drones may have been used by US operators.

  • 23 Mar 2014

    The biggest national UK anti-drone action has been taking place this weekend, highlighting Britain's complicity in deadly robotic strikes.

  • 21 Mar 2014

    Members of the London Catholic Worker group are organising another vigil outside Wandsworth prison tomorrow (Saturday 22 March 2014), from 1-4 pm, in support of imprisoned peace and anti-war activist Martin Newell, a Catholic priest from east London.

  • 21 Mar 2014

    Pluto Press is tonight (21 March 2014) launching a new edition of Ben White's sharp and demanding analysis of Israeli-Palestinian politics, Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner's Guide.

  • 17 Mar 2014

    There is plenty to be disturbed about over Russia's internal policies of repression, its external policies of forced intervention and control, and a political and economic system shaped by the gangster capitalism which Western advisers went in to enthusiastically benefit from after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

  • 16 Mar 2014

    A Catholic priest has been sentenced to 28 days in prison for non-payment of fines for numerous nonviolent peace protests against war.

  • 16 Mar 2014

    Christian Aid says the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo province of Katanga is on the verge of a humanitarian crisis.

  • 13 Mar 2014

    The arms company BAE Systems, along with the Royal Air Force, has run a 'science roadshow' for pupils at a Christian school in central London. The school is a few minutes' walk from where I live.