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Six national Christian organisations have said that nonviolent direct action to disrupt the London arms fair would be a moral response to a sinful trade.
Two Quakers with a background in environmental and peace activism have been appointed as the new senior staff at the Quaker Council for European Affairs.
Walter Wink, a leading Christian theologian, biblical scholar and advocate of nonviolent resistance, died yesterday at his home in the US. He was 76.
Shadow Trade Minister Wilf Stevenson has said it is "completely bonkers" that the Ministry of Defence lobbies for the interests of private arms companies.
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 Greenbelt Christian festival this weekend will feature a Peace Zone run by a network of twenty-two Christian organisations committed to active nonviolence.
International lawyers have identified an existing but previously unacknowledged requirement in law for those who use or authorise the use of drone strikes