War

  • December 7, 2012

    Peace, a simple five letter word – if only that were all. What I want to say may appear to be asking more questions than it answers, but then I am seeking just as you are.

  • November 11, 2012

    “All war represents a failure of diplomacy.” Tony Benn's words are no less true for being so widely and frequently repeated. That the failure brings immeasurable suffering which cascades down through the generations, is beyond dispute.

  • October 31, 2012

    Sexual violence during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina shattered the lives of thousands of women, a new human rights briefing says.

  • February 23, 2012

    In November 2010 Marie Colvin spoke at a service in St Bride’s church London, held to honour the 49 journalists, photographers and support staff killed in war zones since the turn of the century. She spoke about the risks she and her colleagues take to bring us the truth about what is happening to innocent victims of conflict around the world.

  • September 12, 2011

    The memory of 9/11 can be used to liberate ourselves for the creation of a better future, says Jill Segger

  • July 14, 2009

    The death of 15 British soldiers in just over a week has sparked calls for an end to the UK's involvement in the war in Afghanistan. A poll shows that the majority of the British public want troops withdrawn by the end of the year.

  • July 3, 2009

    Christians aged roughly 18-30 will assemble in London this evening for a weekend of training in nonviolence. The event is organised by the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FoR) as part of a project to develop practical peacemaking skills.

  • June 27, 2009

    Today is the UK's first Armed Forces Day. It is a thinly veiled attempt to deflect scrutiny of politicians who have made disastrous decisions about war, says Symon Hill. But sentiment is no substitute for accountability.

  • June 20, 2009

    War and military service can be a male attractant, says Jill Segger. If we will work with the grain of male nature wherever conscience permits and be honest in respecting its virtues, we will hold a better chance of being heard when we are compelled to stand against it.

  • February 18, 2009

    As the bloody fighting in Sri Lanka reached a climax this month, the Methodist Church in Britain has urged Christians to offer prayer and support for hundreds of thousands of displaced civilians.