Heavily armed police officers in silhouette. One is firing a shotgun.

War profiteer profile: Société d'Application des Procédés Lefebvre (SAPL)

Société d'Application des Procédés Lefebvre (SAPL) is a French company that specialises in the manufacture of weapons and equipment for use by law enforcement, including “non-lethal” weapons, ammunitions, aerosols, shields and silencers. They also provide training in the products they manufacture. 60-70% of SAPL’s income comes from the French government, but SAPL also exports to a number of other countries. In 2022, the company reported income of €2.7m.

From a solidarity action with conscientious objectors in South Korea

Prisoners for Peace Day: 1st December

December 1st, this Friday, is Prisoners for Peace Day. On this day (and every day) we encourage you to show solidarity with the activists and conscientious objectors imprisoned due to their peace work and their refusal to take up arms.

Activists protesting in Germany as part of the ObjectWar Campaign

Take action with the #ObjectWarCampaign: 4th-10th December 2023

Call for actions from December 4, 2023 to the International “Human Rights Day” on December 10, 2023 in support of conscientious objectors and deserters from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.

People take part in a protest on Sinjajevina. One participant is on horseback

David v Goliath: How solidarity can help small movements win big

In my country, there is a saying: "a hornless ram does not fight with a horned one", which is advice to avoid a fight when your opponent has a significant advantage over you. We have something similar in the biblical story of David and Goliath, which portrays adversaries of unequal strength.