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London Mayor Boris Johnson has been roundly condemned for his "feeble" defence of London hosting an arms fair peddling weapons to dictators.
Protesters against the arms trade have partially blockaded a UK military fair which is hosting the armers of Syria's Assad regime, among others known for gross violations of human rights.
Months after the country's civil war began, the UK allowed firms to sell chemicals to Syria capable of being used to make nerve gas, says the Daily Record today.
The government has said it is deeply concerned at events in Cairo, but it has still failed to announce an embargo on arms sales to Egypt.
Christian communities will take part in a Day of Prayer on 8 September, two days before the opening of one of the world's largest arms fairs at London's ExCel Centre.
The Foreign Affairs Committee has called on ministers to recognise contradictions between promoting human rights and selling arms to dictatorships.
On Sunday 3 June, Christian peace activists across the UK will participate in the 15th Annual Arms Trade Day of Prayer.
Christian students have joined protests at the London arms fair this week, ranging from lobbying MPs to a nonviolent blockade of the arms fair entrance.
Christians in the UK are marking the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre with a Day of Prayer against the arms trade.
Representatives of the arms industry and UK government are to speak at a seminar that extols the sale of arms to repressive regimes in the Middle East.