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A conference sponsored by arms companies will take place at Church House this morning, as Christian opponents of the arms trade pray and protest outside.
New figures reveal the UK has the world's sixth highest military budget, despite the government's emphasis on cutting public spending to reduce the deficit.
The Fellowship of Reconciliation is urging people to turn "coins into ploughshares", by using the new £2 coins into a peace investment.
Six national Christian organisations have said that nonviolent direct action to disrupt the London arms fair would be a moral response to a sinful trade.
Two Quakers with a background in environmental and peace activism have been appointed as the new senior staff at the Quaker Council for European Affairs.
Walter Wink, a leading Christian theologian, biblical scholar and advocate of nonviolent resistance, died yesterday at his home in the US. He was 76.
Shadow Trade Minister Wilf Stevenson has said it is "completely bonkers" that the Ministry of Defence lobbies for the interests of private arms companies.
The London arms fair has opened to a storm of controversy, with protests outside Parliament, the offices of arms companies and at the gates to the event itself.