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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...
The Hermitage
The State Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings situated along the embankment of the River Neva, right in the heart of St. Petersburg. The leading role in this unique architectural ensemble is played by the Winter Palace, t...
Imperial War Museum
The Imperial War Museum is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present day. It seeks to provide for, and to encourage, the study and underst...
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
INTERPOL is the world's largest international police organization, with 187 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police cooperation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities and services wh...

News Releases

Israel: Misuse of Drones Killed Civilians in Gaza
2009-06-30
Human Rights Watch
Israeli attacks with guided missiles fired from aerial drones killed civilians during the recent Gaza fighting in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch says.
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...
Unload and Lock your Firearms - Store Them Safely!
2009-09-15
Canada Safety Council
Overall, most firearm deaths and injuries occur in the home environment. Few are related to crime; by and large, they happen simply because a gun is accessible and not securely stored.

Sources Select Resources

How Brown Moses exposed Syrian arms trafficking from his front room
Weaver, Matthew
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
A Leicester-based blogger's monitoring of weapons used in conflict has been taken up by media and human rights groups. Never having been near a warzone has not stopped him from breaking some of the mo...
Outsourcing the Kill Chain: Eleven Drone Contractors Revealed
Chatterjee, Pratap
Article
2015
CorpWatch
Reporters have named eleven companies that have won millions of dollars in contracts to plug a shortage in personnel needed to analyze the thousands of hours of streaming video gathered daily from the...
Tasers: 'If officers have a new toy, they like using it'
Tasers in the Line of Fire
Barkham, Patrick
Article
2011
The Guardian
Tasers are part of the modern police's arsenal. But how safe are they and why are the guidelines for their use so vague? By 2011, Amnesty International had recorded 450 deaths after a Taser firing.
Turning Blood into Money
Profiting from Killing
Vlazna, Vacy
Article
2013
Dissident Voice
Yotam Feldman’s documentary The Lab, released in August, is one of the most important exposés of the obscene rationale and execution of Israel’s hugely lucrative arms and security industries through...
US Lost Track of Nearly a Million Guns in Iraq, Afghanistan
Officials: Records Remain for Only 48% of the Guns Sent to Warzones
Ditz, Jason
Article
2016
Antiwar.com
Early in the occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq, the go-to policy for the US in trying to prop up new allied security forces was to dump weapons, en masse, into the countries. It's only now that peop...

Sources Bookshelf

Press for Conversion #52
October 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
This issue is filled with detailed analysis of the many ways in which the Canadian government and corporations are deeply embedded in the U.S. “war machine.”
Press for Conversion #56
June 2005
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
Canada's supposed “no” to "missile defense" was a completely meaningless, PR gesture with no real or practical significance. The fact is that Canada's government did not do anything at all to stop the...
Press for Conversion #57
October 2005
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
This issue contains more, original COAT research on Canadian contributions to the creation, development and deployment of "missile defense" weaponry, with a particular focus on sea-based systems withi...
Press for Conversion #64
November 2009
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2009
This 50-page issue on Canadian government and corporate complicity in the lucrative business of war, includes articles, tables and charts.
Towers of Deception
The Media Cover-Up of 9/11
Zwicker, Barrie
Book
2006

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.


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