Issues War and Conflict in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Issues War and Conflict

Aegis Trust

Campaigns against crimes against humanity and genocide; runs a programme to bring suspected war criminals to justice, operates memorial centres in the UK and Rwanda, and raises awareness of crimes against humanity and groups under threat around the world. Aegis_Trust

All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Genocide and Other Crimes Against Humanity

Aims to further the punishment and prevention of genocide and crimes against humanity.

The Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation

Formed to further the cause of peace, and to assist in the pursuit of freedom and justice; includes articles, news, events and index to papers.

Brian Haw

Official site of anti-war protestor Brian Haw, who has been camping in Parliament Square since 2001. Includes news, photographs, video clips and history.

British American Security Information Council

An independent research organisation that analyses government policies and promotes public awareness of defense, disarmament, military strategy and nuclear policies in order to foster informed debate.

Campaign Against Arms Trade

Campaigns against the international arms trade and, in particular, Britain's role in that trade. Includes news, event listings and information on how to get involved. wwwcaatorguk

Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases

CAAB advocates opposition to weapons of mass destruction and the presence of US Visiting Forces. Includes campaign materials and background, details of their activities, and how to get involved.

Conscience - The Peace Tax Campaign

Campaigns for taxes to be used to promote peace rather than to pay for war. Includes newsletters and advice on how to resist payment of the military portion of income tax.

Fellowship of Reconciliation - England

An international, spiritually-based movement of people committed to active nonviolence, and advocacy for the victims of war and conflict; includes details of their campaigns, news and resources, and how to get involved.

Fellowship of Reconciliation in Wales - Cymdeithas y Cymod

A spiritually based movement campaigning for peace and non-violent means of resolving disputes across the world; includes details of campaign in Wales, participation in world campaigns, resources, news, and links.

Forces Watch

Challenges the ethics of military recruitment, particularly in schools, and asks whether an atmosphere of unquestioning pride in our armed forces is being falsely generated in order to shore up support for British foreign policy.

Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp

Provides a brief history of the protest that ran from 1981–2000, and an account of the commemorative site created in its place.

Iraq Analysis

Information about Iraq, and advocates a policy that recognises the special responsibility for the wellbeing of Iraqis.

IWPR - Institute for War & Peace Reporting

An international media training and development charity that works to connect civil society with media in zones of trouble or conflict, and to raise awareness of issues; also provides journalist training. Includes a profile, news, information about where they work, and contacts.

Martin Ryle Trust

Registered Charity whose object is to fund scientific research and education on any aspects of reducing violence between states. This covers a wide range of problems in the natural and the social sciences.

Network of Christian Peace Organisations (NCPO)

An ecumenical network committed to peace; includes a list of members, events and news, a collection of resources, and contacts.

No Women, No Peace

A network of organisations who undertake research and advocacy on women, peace and security; with information about their campaigns and background resources, news and events, and contacts. nowomennopeace

Oxford Research Group (ORG)

An independent NGO working with policy-makers, academics, the military, and civil society to promote a sustainable approach to security for the UK and the world; describes their current projects and priorities, publication of books and briefing papers, and contacts.

Peace Brigades International UK

Working to support human rights and promote nonviolence.

Peace One Day

Promotes and supports Peace Day, a global day of ceasefire and non-violence held on 21 September annually; includes a history of how it started, how to get involved, a range of educational materials, and an events diary.

Pugwash UK

The UK arm of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, an international network of scientists concerned about the social impact of science, and abolishing weapons of mass destruction and war; with details of membership, meetings and events, publications, and contacts.


Works to reduce international conflict and promote cooperative security through advocacy, and research and policy development. Includes information about their international projects, campaigns, policy papers and resources, and contacts.

School Students Against War

Countrywide student group which opposes the war on terror, calls for the withdrawal of British troops and opposes military recruitment in British schools.

Stop The Arms Fair

UK-based coalition of groups and individuals who joined forces in January 2011 to put an end to DSEi and all UK arms fairs. StopTheArmsFair

Stop the War Coalition

Contains news, analyses, and resources that advocate for an end to the War on Terror.

Venezuela Solidarity Campaign

Broad-based campaign in solidarity with the people of Venezuela; providing resources news and campaigns.

Veterans For Peace UK

A voluntary ex-services organisation of men and women who have served in every war that Britain has fought since WW2.

WMD Awareness Programme

Dedicated to providing trustworthy and up to date information on Weapons of Mass Destruction world wide.

Women in Black Scotland

Scottish branch of an international network of women committed to peace with justice, and opposed to war and other violence; includes details of their vigils and actions, with contacts and links.

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), UK

Formed in 1915 by a small group of women suffragists, to "protest against the madness and the horror of war"; provides a guide to their campaign work, local branches, international links, news, and a history.

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