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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.
Campaign Against Arms Trade is seeking judicial review of the UK government's failure to revoke any licences for arms exports to repressive Saudi Arabia.
The chairman of BAE Systems has said he is happy to continue selling arms to Saudi Arabia, although they have been used to suppress peaceful protests in Bahrain.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Strategic Export Control Reports reveal the UK government continued to licence arms exports to Libya till the end of 2010.
Following protests over British arms sales to Libya, the police have warned government departments to be prepared for further demonstrations.
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has sparked sharp criticism with his defence of his government's role in selling arms to the Middle East.
The Campaign Against Arms Trade has condemned the government's reaction to revelations about UK arms exports to Bahrain and Libya.
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