Global Days of Action against Military Spending. Redefining Security. It seems particularly appropriate at this time to rethink what real security means. How would you spend the “defence” budget? For the cost of one Trident nuclear missile you could buy 17 million masks to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. Women in Black have repeatedly […]

Healthcare not warfare

London WiBs have had a week of anguished discussions about whether or not to continue with our weekly vigils. We have decided that it is best if we no longer have our weekly vigils – in order to stay healthy and ready for when we can do it again. We will try to take small […]

Virtual Vigils

Women holding banners at WiB Vigil
We were joined this week (26 February) by students from SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), who were a very welcome addition to our vigil. We also received a rather disengenous reply from the government. Although they say “The Government remains fully committed to complying twith the 20 June 2019 Court Order”, fails to […]

Stop Arms Sales to Saudi

Our regular monthly vigil for justice and peace for Palestinians took place a few days after the “plan” announced by Trump and Netanyahu, written by Trump’s son-in-law without any consultation with Palestinians or their representatives. This “deal” tramples over the rights of Palestinians; attempts to legitimise the Occupation and unlawful Israeli settlements, condemned by the […]

No to Trump’s “deal” for Palestinians