Christians working for peace will hold a Day of Prayer on Sunday 14 June as a contribution to an annual event of co-ordinated action for an end to the the global commercial trade in weapons organised by Campaign Against Arms Trade.
A peaceful protester won an important court victory for civil liberties yesterday when police surveillance of him of was ruled unlawful, in a decison that lawyers say will change the way demonstrations and protests are policed.
Peace protesters will be present when board members of United Kingdom Trade & Investment arrive for their meeting today, calling on UKTI to end its "disproportionate and unjustified" support for the arms industry.
East London Against the Arms Fair are appealing directly to the state-owned Abu Dhabi Exhibition Company, owners of the ExCel Centre, to stop hosting the London Arms Fair in 2009 - with a musical message.
Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) and Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) have jointly condemned the sponsorship of a youth science event by the UK's largest arms company - saying it promotes weapons sales.
Demonstrators will act as dead and blood-stained bodies, at the Baby Show in Manchester this morning. The action is a protest against the recent purchase of arms fairs by the Baby Show's owners, Clarion Events.
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.