A die-in at DSEI 2017. People lie on the floor, while a woman dressed in business clothing looks down. Behind her activists hold a sign that reads "Human lives smashed for cash"

Acquittals and cases dropped against DSEI defendants

In London, activists arrested taking nonviolent direct action against the DSEI arms fair have been in court in a series of trials.

Lots of people standing behind banners and holding up peace flags

South Korea: Military Manpower Administration publishes the personal details of COs. Again.

In a move that could endanger conscientious objectors, South Korea's Military Manpower Administration has once again included the personal information of conscientious objectors in a public, online registry of draft dodgers.

A woman from Women in Black London hands a leaflet to a pedestrian walking by.

Activists across Europe take action against arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Across Europe, activists have been resisting arms sales to Saudi Arabia, destined to be used the ongoing war in Yemen. Saudi Arabia's bombing campaign has seen many thousands of civilians killed.

The Fenix Mine in Guatemala

Guatemalan women sue Canadian mining company

In Canada, eleven indigenous Guatemalan women are in the process of taking a multinational mining company to court. The women allege that in 2007, police officers, soldiers, and private security personnel attacked their village of Lote Ocho, in eastern Guatemala, and burned dozens of homes in a bid to drive the community from their ancestral land.