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Laos: living with unexploded bombs, 40 years on

US bombs still kill in Laos – even decades years after being dropped.

Filed in: Arms Vietnam

When petitions and protests aren’t enough: what next?

Andrea Needham, who 20 years ago was arrested for disarming weapons bound for Indonesia, argues for bold action for peace and justice.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Indonesia Military Peace Timor-Leste

Universalizing environmental and human rights

Doug Weir explains why these rights are especially important during times of armed conflict.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Environment Human Rights Military Nuclear Weapons Pollution War and Peace

To do and die, without asking why

History shows that militarism disproportionately impacts the poor. For the politicians it’s a game, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Military Peace Violence War and Peace

Guns for hire: a return to the ‘Dogs of War’

To mark 65 years of fighting for justice, War on Want is calling for an end to the privatization of war. Ross Hemingway explains.

Filed in: Arms Military Terrorism War and Peace

Bombs with a British accent

The UK is guilty of war crimes for selling arms to Saudi Arabia which have been deployed in Yemen, says Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Arms Syria Trade Yemen

Rethinking what we mean by security

Andrew Smith considers the establishment meaning of the word relative to social wellbeing, peace and health.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Military Non-Violence Nuclear Weapons Peace Terrorism United Kingdom Violence War and Peace

The dark side of the United Arab Emirates

Beneath a veneer of respectability sits an authoritarian monarchy with little concern for human rights, says Andrew Smith.

Filed in: Arms Human Rights United Arab Emirates

Dealing death in the Docklands

As September’ arms fair in London approaches, activists are preparing to protest, writes Michaela Whitton.

Filed in: Arms United Kingdom

What the hack?

The recent Hacking Team leak illustrates the hypocrisy at the heart of the arms trade, writes Andrew Smith.

Filed in: Arms Corporations Technology

When will we see a Saudi-Britain split?

Andrew Smith decries the two countries’ close relationship, which defies all human rights principles.

Filed in: Arms Saudi Arabia United Kingdom

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