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A conference sponsored by arms companies will take place at Church House this morning, as Christian opponents of the arms trade pray and protest outside.
Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, says the trial of five Christian protesters in London should trigger public debate about the arms trade.
The London arms fair has opened to a storm of controversy, with protests outside Parliament, the offices of arms companies and at the gates to the event itself.
Two NGOs have expressed alarm that the arms company BAE Systems will this week showcase a new “autonomous” military drone at the London arms fair.
Christians in the UK are marking the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre with a Day of Prayer against the arms trade.
The Student Christian Movement (SCM) has reacted angrily to Parliament's decision to substantially increase university tuition fees in England.
The next two weeks look set to offer further evidence that, contrary to common perceptions, student activism is alive and well.
Hundreds of student activists from across Britain have spent the weekend in Manchester exploring their response to climate change and corporate power, after a year that has seen a resurgence in student activism at universities around the country.