Christians arrested at arms fair protest

Yesterday morning (5th September) members of Christian peace groups, Put Down the Sword and the London Catholic Worker, were arrested after successfully blocking the service road leading to the Excel Centre, using arm tubes. Stopping the arms fair on a Tuesday morning!!!! pic.twitter.com/3U2EpdgF59 — Put Down The Sword (@PutDownTheSword) September 5, 2017 The activists intention … Continue reading Christians arrested at arms fair protest

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Activists enter US military base in Germany to challenge nuclear weapons deployment

Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany An international group of five peace activists got far inside the Büchel Air Base in Büchel, Germany, after nightfall on Monday, 17 July 2017. For the first time in a 21-year long series of protests against the deployment of US B61 thermonuclear bombs there, the activists climbed on top of one large bunker used for … Continue reading Activists enter US military base in Germany to challenge nuclear weapons deployment

Bishop sends message of support to Christian activists, willing to risk arrest

Over fifty Christians, who have pledged to take nonviolent direct action for the sake of justice and peace, have gained the support of Thomas McMahon, Bishop Emeritus of Brentwood. The activists, of all denominations and from all parts of the country, campaign on issues of justice, peace and climate change, and consider nonviolent direct action … Continue reading Bishop sends message of support to Christian activists, willing to risk arrest

Faith and Resistance: an invitation

Today we are launching our invitation to Christian activists to sign our pledge to take part in non-violent direct action. "Guided by the teaching and practice of Jesus, motivated by my faith in God, I pledge to take part in non-violent direct action, in response to God's call to social justice, peace and protection of the … Continue reading Faith and Resistance: an invitation