On Tuesday, the Defence and Security Equipment International 2021 arms fair (DSEI), will open at the Excel centre in London Docklands, amidst massive protests and opposition from political leaders and local communities in London.
CAAT Universities Coordinator Malak Mayet explores how demilitarising education should be at the heart of our resistance to DSEI and all arms fairs.
The DSEI arms fair opens in London Docklands 14 September 2021. The list of countries invited by the government to attend the arms fair includes many repressive regimes and countries involved in armed conflict.
The controversial London DSEI arms fair expects to return on Tuesday 14th September. It should close its doors and never return, writes CAAT's Kirsten Bayes
In 2017, the arrest of four protesters outside DSEI led to a long running court case that clarified the right to protest and changed how direct action protesting should be policed. Kat Hobbs and Carl Spender from Netpol explain why the "Ziegler" case is so important
Prosperous partners-in-crime: as Government, Industry and Academia toil away to translate UK national security needs into exporting opportunities, do you feel more safe? London CAAT's Nico Edwards argues not in her second blog post of our Security & Policing Arms Fair series.
London CAAT's Nico Edwards reminds us that the ongoing pandemic has brought to light what the UK government actually means when it talks about 'protecting' the nation and providing ‘security’.
2020 has been a year of change for all of us. Siana Bangura discusses the results of the discussions we hosted with activists and supporters in the Autumn regarding the resistance to the DSEI arms fair, and the move to a capacity building strategy