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Arms to Renewables

Peace Hub is calling on the UK Foreign Office to embargo arms sales to repressive regimes.  But what about the jobs that arms manufacture creates in the UK?  Does Peace Hub want these people to be left unemployed? These are common questions, and perfectly understandable in the current climate of austerity and poor job opportunities.  […]

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Practical Steps to Control Arms

At Peace Hub we are currently focussing on the UK arms trade, particulary calling for an arms embargo to countries where arms may be used for repression. It’s easy to become cynical about what governments can do to overcome vested interests like the arms trade, but with pracrtical support, we can make a difference. In […]

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Queen’s Students and Church & Peace Visit

Thanks to students from Queen’s Foundation, and members of Church & Peace for visiting the Hub last week. Four students from Queen’s Foundation took to Corporation Street with Peace Hub staff to encourage the public to take action against the arms trade.  Braving the cold, they engaged passers by, to explain why the UK must […]

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Make your Mark on the Arms Trade

Peace Hub’s Peace and Justice Theme for November 2014 is: UK Arms Exports Make your mark to help end arms sales to repressive regimes Over 250 UK companies produce products for the arms trade. In order to export these products, each company must apply to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office for an Arms Export Licence.  […]

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Rajagopal Visit a Success!

Thanks to everyone involved in Rajagopal’s visit to Birmingham last week, which was a great success. Rajagopal (of Indian land rights organisation Ekta Parishad) met with community activists from the West Midlands, at Peace Hub in a special event ahead of our opening on Monday 10th November.  Representatives of Action Village India, Birmingham City Council […]

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Rajagopal to visit Birmingham

On Monday 27 October, Rajagopal P.V. will make a visit to Birmingham, including a stop at Peace Hub. Lawyer, agriculturalist and classical Indian dancer, Rajagopal founded what is now Indiaʼslargest nonviolent land rights organisation.  Ekta Parishad (Unity Forum) is almost twenty five years old and draws its membership from tribal and landless farmers.   Rajagopal […]

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