Peace and War

  • 10 Nov 2008

    I am feeling really encouraged by what's been happening over the last 24 hours around Remembrance Sunday.

  • 10 Nov 2008

    A programme which examines the bravery and the Christian faith of conscientious objectors, will be screened tonight on Channel 4. It is the latest episode in the series Not Forgotten, presented by Ian Hislop, which looks at the stories behind the names on First World War memorials.

  • 10 Nov 2008

    Christian leaders in Syria say the victor of the 2008 US presidential election will have to focus on renewing peace efforts in the Middle East, with the priority being settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian standoff.

  • 10 Nov 2008

    The government unit responsible for promoting British exports, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), is facing calls for an end to its role in the arms trade, as activists launch a new campaign to keep up pressure on the suthorities.

  • 7 Nov 2008

    Representatives of the Atomic Weapons Establishment near Aldermaston in East Berkshire have met calls for their resignation after they visited the University of Birmingham to recruit students into the development and manufacture of weapons of mass destruction.

  • 7 Nov 2008

    This Sunday 9 November, churches up and down the country will make a political statement which will be widely covered across print and broadcast media, says Jonathan Bartley. But it is likely to pass without so much as a murmur of criticism.

  • 6 Nov 2008

    British Parliamentarians are to lead a voyage on a 'peace ship' which will breach the Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip. The boat - the 20 foot SS Dignity - leaves on Friday, and will travel from Larnaca to Gaza.

  • 5 Nov 2008

    As the Spirit of Christmas Fair opened in London this morning, its owners Clarion Events faced ridicule over their complacent assertion that they were "entirely comfortable" with their recent purchase of arms fairs.

  • 4 Nov 2008
  • 4 Nov 2008

    Campaigners against the arms trade are recruiting Christmas characters to embarrass organisers of a family exhibition who are also backing death-dealing weapons exports. They are invoking the real 'reason for the season'.