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Counting the Cost: the arms trade, military drones, and danger to human life

Thu 7 Oct 2010, 5.30 to 7pm, Uni of Sheffield Arts Tower Lecture Theatre 2

An evening with speakers from SPEAK and Fellowship of Reconciliation exploring the political and spiritual dimensions on warfare in the 21st century, and how peace activism can make a difference. UK Government support of the arms trade uses taxpayers money in aggressive marketing tactics for private arms companies, fuelling conflict, aiding oppression and harming development. Come along to find out more, and what you can do to "Defend Peace: Disarm Tax"!Killer robots – sounds like science fiction? Armed drones have the potential to radically reshape warfare in the 21st century and are being purchased and used by the UK military under a veil of secrecy. Come and find out about the 'playstation warfare' of armed drones and how you can make a stand against a new, robotic arms race.email Srobinson1@shef.ac.uk for more information

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