Why is Peace Hub using Egypt as an example to call for an arms embargo on countries using repression? In 2013 10 licences were granted by the UK to export arms to Egypt, mostly components for military vehicles and imaging cameras. While these supplies may seem less harmful than guns or bullets, the Egyptian security […]
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. […]
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 […]
We’re excited to announce that Peace Hub will be opening its doors to the public on Monday 10th November. Peace Hub is open to everyone to drop in between 11:00 and 14:30 every weekday. Join us for a cup of tea and a friendly chat about our latest peace and justice theme, and take part […]
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 […]
We’re very excited to unveil our new logo: We’ll be revamping this site soon to fit our new style and make it more user friendly, so watch this space… Many thanks to Aptronym for their design work.
Our giant Arms Export Licence has arrived, and will be ready for you to add your ‘Embargoed’ stamp soon…
How can a rubber stamp make the world a more peaceful place? Get ready to make your mark on the arms trade. Find out more at Peace Hub, October 2014…