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Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nations ECOSOC. For over 50 years, V...
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to expose and oppose Canada's rol...
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of The Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues include: defence policy, militar...

News Releases

EU Fails Human Rights Victims
2009-10-30
Reporters without Borders
The European Union#s decision today to lift the arms embargo against Uzbekistan despite its atrocious human rights record is an unconscionable abdication of responsibility toward Uzbek victims of abus...
No Weapons to Ukraine
2015-02-11
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace is deeply concerned about the civil war in Ukraine in which thousands of civilians and soldiers, as many as 50,000 according to a credible German source, have already...
Sources welcomes Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
2012-09-28
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Sources welcomes a new member: Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nati...
Suspend the $15-billion sale of LAV IIIs to Saudi Arabia and sign the Arms Treaty (ATT)
2016-02-03
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace is deeply concerned that the newly- elected Canadian government seems intent on completing the $15-billion sale of Canadian-made LAV III vehicles to Saudi Arabia ...
Women for Peace Applaud Prime Minister Designate Trudeau
2015-10-28
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
We applaud the decision of Prime Minister Designate Trudeau to withdraw from Syria the six Canadian fighter jets. We strongly encourage you to re-align Canada's responses to violent conflict, threats ...

Sources Select Resources

Combat Proven: The Booming Business of War in Israel
Kane, Alex
Article
2015
The Intercept
Arms fairs in Israel showcase the latest products the profitable Israeli weapons industry manufactures - and the demos are the perfect place to show those products off.
Factory and Lab: Israel's War Business
Becker, Markus
Article
2014
DerSpiegel
Israel invests more money in research than most other countries -- and in no other place are research institutes, the defense industry, the army and politics as interwoven. The result is a high-tech w...
International arms companies make a killing in Turkey: a case study of the Roboski Massacre
Corporate Watch
Article
2016
Corporate Watch
Today, Turkey continues its brutality in its war against its Kurdish population. The state is imposing new curfews daily in the south-east of the country. Hundreds of citizens have been killed so far,...
Israel armed Argentina to deadly effect during Falklands War, secret files show
Article
2016
Russia Today
Newly released documents suggest the supply of arms and military equipment from Israel to Argentina may have been fuelled by an old hatred of the British harboured by then Israeli Prime Minister Menac...
Israeli Company Targeted by Oakland Blockade Imports Ammunition Into US
BondGraham, Darwin
Article
2014
truth-out.org
Israeli-owned shipping company Zim, the target of recent port blockades organized by Palestinian solidarity activists in California, is importing millions of rounds of small arms ammunition into the U...
Made in the USA: Report Shows ISIS Using US Arms from 'Syria Rebels'
Ditz, Jason
Article
2014
Antiwar.com
From the moment the US began sending lethal arms to Syrian rebel factions, there was a chorus of people expressing fears that those arms would end up in the “wrong hands,” and US officials insisted th...
No Weapons to Ukraine
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace is deeply concerned about the civil war in Ukraine in which thousands of civilians and soldiers, as many as 50,000 according to a credible German source, have already...
Putin's Question and the Ambassador's Answer
Nelson, Joyce
Article
2015
CounterPunch
A fascinating, if brief, verbal exchange recently took place between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1987 – 1991), Jack Matlock.
Tainted politics of a nuclear umbrella
Monbiot, George
Article
2008
Guardian Weekly
A review of the US Pentagon's Missile Defence program since its incepton in 1946.
US Provides Israel Weapons Used on Gaza
Blood on American's Hands
Klippenstein, Ken; Gottinger, Paul
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The United States exported to Israel a substantial amount of the same types of weapons Israel is using to kill Gazans. For example, in 2013, the United States sent Israel at least $196 million in part...
USA: Stop arms transfers to Israel amid growing evidence of war crimes in Gaza
Article
2014
Amnesty International
The US government must immediately end its ongoing deliveries of large quantities of arms to Israel, which are providing the tools to commit further serious violations of international law in Gaza, sa...

Sources Bookshelf

The Arms Trade Revealed
A Guide for Investigators and Activists
Lumpe, Lora; Donarki, Jeff
Book
1998
This is a guide for researchers and activists interested in learning more about the US arms export and trade programs; US policy making, campaign strategies and research techniques.

Media

Press for Conversion
To oppose Canadian military exports and promote conversion of military industries and bases. Projects: anti-war toys, nuclear weapons research, links with Third World NGOs, opposing weapons bazaars.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Commercial Corporation
Acts as Canada#s international contracting and procurement agency, delivering international contracting and procurement services to foreign government buyers.


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