arms trade

  • 9 Sep 2011

    The UK government appears to be withholding information on the countries issued with official invitations to next week's London arms fair.

  • 8 Sep 2011

    On Tuesday (13 September), one of the world’s largest arms fairs will open in London. The London arms fair – known euphemistically as Defence & Security International (DSEi) – will see some of the world’s most vicious regimes and active warmongers send delegations to London to view arms and make deals.

  • 8 Sep 2011

    The London Chamber of Commerce have been accused of running scared from public opinion after moving a seminar for arms dealers to an undisclosed location.

  • 7 Sep 2011

    A coalition of NGOs, local residents and faith groups has announced a wave of protests as one of the world's largest arms fairs takes place in London.

  • 31 Aug 2011

    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.

  • 25 Aug 2011

    The Greenbelt Christian festival this weekend will feature a Peace Zone run by a network of twenty-two Christian organisations committed to active nonviolence.

  • 16 Aug 2011

    Homophobia, nonviolent direct action, the politics of the Bible and the gap between rich and poor have been on the agenda at a gathering of Christian students.

  • 14 Aug 2011

    Christian communities in the UK are expected to take part in a Day of Prayer four weeks today, when one of the world's largest arms fairs opens in London.

  • 12 Aug 2011

    Right-wing columnists are having a field day in the wake of the riots, demonising single parents, benefit recipients and working class people generally. To be consistent in condemning looting, we should criticise not only the rioters but the wealthy bankers and politicians who are looting our society.

  • 10 Aug 2011

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, appeared on Radio 4 this morning (10 August) and was asked about the underlying causes of the recent riots. He attributed them to a “sense of entitlement” among young people who were showing the effects of a lack of discipline in school.