Last month the Campaign against Arms Trade won a significant legal victory when the Court of Appeal ruled unlawful current procedures to determine whether they might be used to commit war crimes or crimes against humanity in Yemen. While the government has temporarily suspended the issuing of new licences, while they decide whether to appeal […]

UK’s arms sales ruled unlawful – stop them now

Many people pass our vigil, some stop to take a leaflet, many take photographs, but few take such beautiful and personal images.  Many thanks to Chiara Contrino for these photographs.  

London Women in Black

This week’s vigil was a wonderful opportunity to share our joy in the decision by the Supreme Court that the UK’s sales of arms to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen are unlawful. We handed out lots of leaflets and many passersby signed the letter to the governent calling on them to implement the court’s […]

UK Arms sales to Saudi Arabia ruled unlawful

In this year’s Refugee Week along with the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, we again highlighted the experience of women refugees, from displacement to flight and the struggle for international protection; the failure of the our government, as in other EU countries, to welcome refugees, and the appalling practice in the UK, of  […]

Refugee Week

Every first Wednesday of each month we focus on the continuing occupation of Palestine. This month was no different, but perhaps more poignant as the 52nd anniversary of the occupation approaches on 7 June.

First Wednesday: Palestine 52 years of Occupation