Monthly Archives: March 2012

Conscientious Objectors – Friendship

6,000 men in the United Kingdom were imprisoned during the First World War for refusing to fight. The majority of these ‘conscientious objectors’ (COs) were ordered into the fighting services or forced to join the Non-Combatant Corps (NCC), but 1,500 refused … Continue reading

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Embrace The Base

Women first heard that an ‘Embrace the Base’ protest was planned because of a chain letter (so different from today when an e-mail or Facebook message can reach thousands instantly).  An unsigned letter advertising the Embrace the Base action was … Continue reading

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Nonviolent Direct Action

Peace campaigners speak out for issues that are important to them and try to bring about change without using violence. Although peace campaigners use traditional ways of speaking out such as displaying posters and banners and signing petitions, some peace … Continue reading

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Remembrance Is Not Enough

Remembrance Is Not Enough Thalia Campbell made this banner as a reminder that there are things that we can to do if we want to build a more peaceful world.  Thalia has been active in the peace movement throughout her … Continue reading

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