Monthly Archives: January 2016

Conscription & Conscientious Objection – Pt 1

Marking the centenary of conscription we offer this the first of a two part article on the centenary of conscription in Britain. On 27 January 1916 the Military Service Act received the Royal Assent and became law, though to its …

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Plowshares activist Sr Megan Rice Speaks to Packed House at New Peace & Justice Centre

On Friday 8 January US Plowshares activist Sister Megan Rice, spoke at the newly opened Peace & Justice Centre about being imprisoned for two years for a symbolic act of resistance at the facility where the US is making new …

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Sister Megan Rice – Transform Now Ploughshares Activist to Speak at New Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre

At the age of 82 Sister Megan Rice, a Catholic nun, along with two other Christian peace activists, caused “The biggest security breach in the history of the [USA’s] atomic complex” and shut down a nuclear weapons plant for two …

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