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Take Action to Stop the Arms Fair

This September, the international weapons industry is coming to the Excel Centre in London for one of the world’s biggest arms fairs: DSEI.  We’ll be there to say No to arms and Yes to human rights – and you can take part. DSEI (Defence & Security Equipment International) last took place in September 2015, and […]

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Stop Arming Repression

Photo: Stop the Arms Fair. From now through till mid-October, Peace Hub’s theme is Stop Arming Repression: let’s put human rights first. In 2016, the UK exported arms to over 100 countries, including many that are repressing their own people and/or engaging in violent conflicts where civilians are being targeted.  Arms export licences (granted by […]

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Trident Renewal to be Debated on Monday

Photos: CND. An update on our Time to Bin Trident theme, and the action that you took to call for the UK’s nuclear weapons system to not be renewed. After several delays, parliament will finally vote on whether or not to renew Trident this coming Monday (18th July).  With the estimated cost now at over […]

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Stop Trident demo a success – let’s keep taking action!

People from across the UK came together on Saturday to say: Stop Trident!  Now let’s keep that momentum going. Tens of thousands of people marched through London, as part of ‘the biggest anti-nuclear demonstration in a generation’, organised by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).  The event highlighted the broad range of people who are […]

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Urgent: Birmingham MPs undecided on Syria

Update 03/12/2015: Sadly, last night parliament voted in favour of air-strikes on Syria, and it is reported that these strikes have already begun. Paul Parker, Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain said: “Bombing is no solution. Quakers work faithfully for peace, not war, respecting the value of all human life and we deplore a decision […]

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