Activists protesting at a military site in Mannheim, Germany, on the Bundeswehr Day

Protests across Germany and the UK in response to public military days

Activists in Germany and the UK organised actions during public military days in their countries.

A screenshot from the Imperial Armour website showing body armour, helmets, goggles, holsters and other equipment

War Profiteer of the Month: Imperial Armour

Imperial Armour is a South African company based in Durban, which produces a wide range of clothing, uniforms, boots, bullet proof vests and body armour, helmets, bags, and equipment such as binoculars, belts and holsters for military, police, fire and rescue, and demining groups.

A Lab and A Showroom report cover page

A new report on how the Israeli military tested new equipment on the Great March of Return

A new report called “A Lab and A Showroom” exposes how the extreme violence used by the Israeli military against Palestinian protesters supports the sale of military equipment by Israeli arms companies.

Direct action against the NATO summit

Direct action against the NATO summit

In Belgium, WRI affiliates took repeated direct action against the NATO summit, held at the NATO headquarters on the 11th and 12th July. Agir Pour la Paix, Vredesactie, and groups from Spain targeted arms company HQs with a bloody die-in, joined marches carrying model missiles, and hung banners from bridges.