Voices Troop talk: Tony Blair in Iraq in May 2003

The anti-war movement has an important case to make. But they know that this money-reward mechanism is surely not strengthening their argument

Manmohan Singh: 'A billion people are seeking their destiny in a democracy'

From the Independence Day address by the Prime Minister of India, delivered from the Red Fort in Delhi

Letter: Anti-war conscience

Sir: A number of letters and articles in The Independent appear to be trying to discredit the anti-war left. Keith Gilmour (letter, 4 February) even suggests their policies would have caused more deaths in Iraq than those of the US/UK governments. But history shows this to be a travesty of the truth.

Booby prize

Blunkett changes law to evict Commons anti-war protester

Britain's most persistent anti-war protester yesterday shouted defiance through his megaphone at the Commons after MPs were told a new Act of Parliament will be used to outlaw his one-man demonstration.

Blunkett legislates to silence lone protester at Westminster

His home is a roll of green plastic sheeting, his possessions no more than necessary to make coffee, keep warm and roll the occasional cigarette.

Marching to a different drum

As a CD of female voices from the 'axis of evil' is released, Michael Church asks: where have all the protest songs gone?

Pro-hunting hecklers shout down PM's address

Pro-hunters disrupted Tony Blair's speech from the conference floor yesterday while up to 10,000 fellow demonstrators staged a massive show of defiance on the streets of Brighton.

Album: Steve Earle

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The island idyll and the US occupation

For six decades, the inhabitants of Okinawa have lived alongside thousands of US troops. But new plans for military expansion have provoked furious resistance. <i>David McNeill</i> reports
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A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
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