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Vigil 150921 arms and afghanistan
Women in Black London say No More Arms Fairs in the UK at their vigil in central London tonight. –  This week the ExCeL Centre in London’s Docklands will host DSEI – Defence and Security Equipment International – one of the largest arms fairs in the world. Governments and military delegations will be browsing the […]

No more arms fairs   Recently updated !

Tonight we meet again between 6 – 7 pm at the Edith Cavell Statue, Trafalgar Square  Women in Black London appeals to the UK Government to: Ensure that safe passage out of Afghanistan is provided to those who are especially at risk of the Taliban; not limit the numbers of Afghan refugees we welcome to […]

No to arms for sale in London   Recently updated !

Plea The bi-annual DSEI arms fair will be held at the London EXCEL centre between 14-17 September.  Supported by theMinistry of Defence and the UK Defence & Security Export Ministry, it expects 36 thousand visitors from 114 countries.  Their website promotes the event as a chance to ‘do business, enter the supply chain, meet buyers of your […]

No Arms Fair in London

For a second week we focus on the first use of nuclear weapons 76 years ago.  On 9 August these weapons were used on the city of Nagasaki.  Our leaflet and our action responses below. Response · Urge your MP to sign EDM 1667 calling the Government to abandon plans to increase warheads and work for nuclear […]

Say no to nuclear weapons!

Vigil Augist 2020
76 years ago on  6th & 9th August nuclear weapons were used for the first time on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.  The world is now burdened with 13,400 nuclear weapons.  Just one can destroy a city.  The UK Government has just committed to INCREASE its nuclear warheads by 40%.  Nuclear weapons are […]

Remember Hiroshima & Nagasaki. Say NO to ...

vigil no to violence against women
Rape, forced prostitution and sexual trafficking are a common tactic of war, conflict and terrorism today. More here https://www.un.org/sexualviolenceinconflict · One example is Afghanistan where years of conflict, poverty and the use of religion and culture as a justification to control women, are a feature of gender violence against  women.  We read of targeted killings of high […]

No to violence against women

women in black vigil 7 july 2021
Please help to stop this terrible ‘fair’… join us in these actions. ·  News  here on what is being planned to challenge the September 2021 arms fair.  https://www.stopthearmsfair.org.uk/join-in/ · Write to your MP with your concerns about the UKs involvement in the arms trade and this event in particular.  You can find your MP details  here . […]

Stop the London’s arms “fair”