Image of seven people, three in front four in back, in front of a court building, holding placards mostly saying "Not Guilty", one also saying "#StopDSEI", another saying "The arms trade is global, so is our resistance, #StopDSEI". Woman at front on left wearing a Palestinian scarf, raising clenched fist and cheering. Court building behind them.

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Stop Arming Israel: Take Action against HSBC, Saturday 22 August

6 years ago Israel’s aerial bombardment and ground invasion of Gaza killed over 2,200 Palestinians, nearly a quarter of them children. Attacking densely populated civilian areas, it destroyed 18,000 residential units, and left over 100,000 Palestinians homeless. Even in the face of widespread condemnation of Israel’s deliberate targeting of civilians by the UN, Human Rights Watch,

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CAAT presents… ‘Arms Trade 101 and intersecting issues’: Panel Event – Thursday 9th July 2020, 6.30pm – 9pm

Following a successful series of online trainings, join us for our first online panel event, focusing on building our understanding of how the global arms trade intersects with other key issues of our time, including racism, colonialism, climate (in)justice and militarised policing. We will start the event with poetry from Yemeni poet

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Why the UK must stop arming Israel

This week the Israeli government is expected to begin its immoral and illegal annexation of the West Bank. This follows years of increased tensions and atrocities: including shootings at protests on the Gaza border in May 2018. Reports from health officials in Gaza say that Israeli forces killed at least 214 Palestinians throughout

People gathered outside the entrance to the Royal Courts of Justice,behind a banner saying "Stop Aarmign Saudi Arabia, other hand-painted placards, and a model Eurofighter Typhoon, saying UK made weapons bombing Yemen. Blogs

Stop Arming Saudi Arabia: to the Supreme Court

Today marks the one year anniversary since we won a landmark victory at the Court of Appeal, challenging the UK’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia. As a result of that ruling, we have stopped the export of new weapons for use in the war in Yemen. A multi-billion pound deal to sell more fighter jets

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How Glasgow University is working with the arms industry

Photo from Flickr. In this guest post, David Bloomfield and Claire Dobson from the Glasgow University Arms Divestment Coalition (GUADC)  examine the links between Glasgow University and the arms trade. Unfortunately this is happening in universities across the UK. As Black Lives Matter protests all over the world draw attention

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