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Water cannon produced by the South Korean company Jino Motors has been photographed being used against pro-democracy protesters in Thailand.

According to a new report published by Centre d’Estudis per la Pau to analyse the way banks, pension funds and insurers are funding the arms industry, the total financing to the arms industry by financial institutions operating in Spain reached nearly €11,969 million between the years 2014 and 2019. The largest armed banks operating in Spain are again BBVA, Santander, ING, Deutsche Bank, Banco Sabadell, Bankia and Caixabank.

Turkish arms exports to Azerbaijan have increased dramatically this year, ahead of the outbreak of violence with Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabkh region.

2020 have reminded us how dangerous and volatile our militarised world can be, and how much we need strong, effective antimilitarist movements, and now more than ever! War Resisters' International is committed to resisting war and its causes, and we've got big plans for the rest of 2020. Do you want to help us build and sustain our work? Read more here how.

The European Network Against the Arms Trade (ENAAT) has published a new brochure exploring who profits from EU funding for military research and development.