Coalition of human rights groups begins legal proceedings against Italian arms company and export officials
A coalition of human rights organisations from Germany, Italy and Yemen have begun a legal action against a European arms manufacturer and officials in Italy.
World Without War: 'To make the most of the opportunity for peace, the right to conscientious objection must be recognised!'
A statement from World Without War, WRI's member group in South Korea, for International Conscientious Objection Day.
WRI affiliates and friends are calling for direct actions against Eurosatory – the Paris arms fair – and the NATO summit that will take place in Brussels in July. Eurosatory is one of the world's biggest arms fairs, and takes place every two years in Paris. It features over 1500 arms companies displaying all the weapons, equipment and technology needed for waging war.
On a recent visit to Turkey, an international delegation from War Resisters’ International spoke to Turkish peace and human rights activists, who have demanded that the arms trade to Turkey should stop immediately.