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Does UK’s lucrative arms trade come at the cost of political repression?

Exports to repressive regimes are under scrutiny in the high court, raising doubts about claims they are tightly controlled. Yemeni rescue workers in the rubble of a funeral hall following airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition on Sanaa. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty … Continue reading

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Clare Short: Blair will never be forgiven for Iraq suffering

Short, who quit as international development secretary after war, says Tony Blair has lost the plot and will never escape ‘crimes against peace’ Clare Short attends the Iraq Inquiry in 2010 (AFP) Tony Blair will never be forgiven for “terrible … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn: Anti-war movement has been a vital force at the heart of our democracy, 12 December 2015

In a message to the 12 December 2015 Stop Bombing Syria rally, Jeremy Corbyn thanked protesters for their support and solidarity. On Saturday 12 December 2015, thousands from across the UK marched from BBC Broadcasting House in London to Downing … Continue reading

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War Veterans Discard Medals in Rejection of Militarism and War

On Friday 10 July 2015, three members of Veterans For Peace UK met in Trafalgar Square, London and walked down Whitehall towards the residence of the Prime Minister. Once at Downing Street the veterans lined up, faced the police barricades and … Continue reading

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