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Around 70 academics, activists, campaigners, and writers came together at the Militarisation in Everyday Life in the UK conference organised by Forces Watch.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the division between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea).
Forces Watch will hold an information-sharing and networking event, Militarisation in Everyday Life in the UK, in London on 19 October at Friends House, London.
The UN’s High Representative for Disarmament Affairs has issued a statement of support to coincide with the Global Day of Action on Military Spending.
Two national newspapers say that defence firms are working closely with UK armed forces on a "militarisation" strategy to counter civil disorder in the UK.
The World Council of Churches has called on world leaders to put impoverished people first, instead of making priorities of big banks and military expenditure.
People at post offices, federal buildings, and public squares in the USA, including last minute taxpayers, will be met with signs demanding “Taxes for Peace Not War” on Wednesday 15 April.
Anti-arms trade campaigners say that a new 'ethics' report commissioned by weapons giant BAE Systems will not change public perceptions of the company, following a High Court ruling over investigations into corruption charges.