Category - pacifism

  • 12 Oct 2011

    Naval medic Michael Lyons' appeal over being sentenced to seven months in military correction centre for disobeying orders takes place at 10.30am on Thursday 13 October 2011, at the Royal Courts of Justice in The Strand, London.

  • 12 Oct 2011

    A medic in the Royal Navy who was detained at court martial in July this year will appeal his conviction at the High Court on Thursday 13 October.

  • 12 Oct 2011

    War Resisters’ International says it is extremely concerned for the life of pacifist blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad in Egypt, imprisoned for sedition.

  • 25 Aug 2011

    The Greenbelt Christian festival this weekend will feature a Peace Zone run by a network of twenty-two Christian organisations committed to active nonviolence.

  • 6 Apr 2011

    One hundred years ago, nonconformity and nonresistance were hallmarks of Mennonites’ peace witness. Today, Mennonites are more actively engaged in society, and the pursuit of justice is an essential part of peacemaking. How did this change come about?

  • 31 Mar 2011

    Human rights campaigners have expressed alarm that Maikel Nabil Sanad, an Egyptian pacifist, is facing trial for writing an article critical of the armed forces.

  • 30 Mar 2011

    Millions of people across north Africa and the Middle East have are demonstrating the power of active nonviolence. But British politicians and pundits seem to have learnt no lessons, falling in line behind the bombing of Libya as soon as Cameron announced it. In the face of all the evidence, they are accepting the old assumption that violence works.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    The Green Party has opposed a boycott of the census, which is partly run by an arms company, despite disagreement within the Greens' own ranks.

  • 1 Feb 2011

    AltMuslim, a very stimulating US/UK website that offers global perspectives on Muslim life, politics and culture, has been reflecting on some of the lessons of the largely unarmed revolution in Tunisia last month (January 2011).

  • 21 Dec 2010

    It is all too easy for the state to become an idol, yet duty to humanity can sometimes outweigh obedience to the authorities, says Savi Hensman. The conscience case of atheist Michael Lyons is one that should cause Christians, among others, to think.