Join us in taking action to encourage your local council to support the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, by joining the ICAN Cities Appeal.
On Friday 22nd January, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is entering into international law!
Help us spread the word about this historic event by joining our social media action at midday, and tune in to Musicians for Peace & Disarmament’s concert to mark the occasion in the evening.
50th state ratification of the Nuclear Ban Treaty marks a significant milestone for a global movement
This blog outlines the implications of the imminent entry into force of the Nuclear Ban Treaty, and calls for more to join the movement for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
Watch our Peace and Security Campaigner, Reem Abu-Hayyeh, lead a reading group for our friends at Campaign Against the Arms Trade on the topic of Coronavirus and the Arms Trade.
Medact Peace & Security Campaigner Reem Abu-Hayyeh looks at the legacies of war and militarised violence, their impacts on countries’ ability to respond to coronavirus, and how the UK could act to right injustices.
We sent a letter with the People’s Health Movements North America and UK to The Lancet, showing support for their editorial on Kashmir published in August 2019 on the consequences of India revoking Article 370.
We held a meeting on 30 September 2019 to discuss the intersections between health, war, the arms trade and human rights.
Our open letter in protest against the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair in London this September – fighting to stop the sale of arms to countries complicit in mass human rights abuses.
Since December 2018, protests across Sudan have been taking place almost daily – with healthcare workers playing a central role. In this piece, we provide the background to the ongoing struggle and platform the voice of Dr. Mohammed Abdelraoof Hussien, a doctor in Sudan.
As Medact begins new work looking at how the PREVENT strand of the government’s counter-terrorism strategy is affecting the NHS, Reem Abu-Hayyeh gives an overview of the policy and its reception to date.
Despite a staff shortfall, the government has blocked visas for 400 doctors recruited by the NHS. Is government prioritising its commitment to immigration controls over patient well-being and public health?