Six members of the nonviolent campaigning group Trident Ploughshares have been arrested after blocking the entrance to a meeting of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly at Edinburgh International Conference Centre.
Campaigners are walking 20 miles across London this weekend (17-18 October) to promote the cause of peace and nonviolence. They began at the NATO site in Northwood and will finish at the London Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park.
Tens of thousands of protestors congregated in two towns in southeastern Germany and in Strasbourg, eastern France, yesterday to protest against the NATO summit on the 60th anniversary of the alliance.
A Russian priest has 'blessed' a new missile system at a deployment ceremny broadcast on national television, raising questions about church-state relations, the arms trade and the civilian impact of a supposedly defensive weapon.