nuclear weapons

  • 29 Jan 2009

    Despite the terrible start in Gaza and other endemic conflicts, governments committed to shared security are set to reach an historic milestone on nuclear free zones this year, says Jonathan Frerichs

  • 16 Jan 2009

    A group of retired generals have come out against replacement of Britain's Trident nuclear system, backing calls from churches and others for the weapons of mass destruction to be scrapped.

  • 7 Nov 2008

    Representatives of the Atomic Weapons Establishment near Aldermaston in East Berkshire have met calls for their resignation after they visited the University of Birmingham to recruit students into the development and manufacture of weapons of mass destruction.

  • 28 Oct 2008

    Hundreds of peace demonstrators, including Christian groups and nonviolence activists, blockaded the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) at Aldermaston yesterday, to protest Britain's weapons of mass destruction.

  • 20 Oct 2008

    Anglican Bishop of Reading, Stephen Cottrell, welcomed trainee ministers to services of lamentation at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston on Friday - the place where Trident warheads are made for British military submarines.

  • 16 Oct 2008

    A broad range of nonviolence activists are calling for a major peaceful blockade of the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Aldermaston, near Reading on Monday 27 October 2008.

  • 25 Jul 2008

    The prospect of war over Iran's nuclear plans seemed to recede in mid-July 2008 after a marked change in United States attitudes to the country. But what is really going on?

  • 11 Jul 2008

    Campaigners say that the US Senate has administered the 'last rites' to the Reliable Replacement Warhead (RRW). The Senate Appropriations Committee passed an annual spending bill yesterday that rejected all funding for the new weapon.

  • 8 Jul 2008

    Climate change, its causes and consequences as well as the role of churches worldwide, are at the centre of a 7-14 July 2008 visit to the Pacific region by World Council of Churches general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia.

  • 15 Apr 2008

    Twenty-eight arms control advocacy and religious organizations called today for a key committee of the US Congress to stop the administration from building a new nuclear weapon. It came in a letter organized by the Quakers.