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Protestors hold a big red banner that states 'Borders Kill' and blue flares outside the Home Office Blogs

Security & Policing 2020

Security and Policing is an annual event organised by the UK government’s Home Office and the arms industry trade body, ADS. But it is clear that there is no consideration for the security of people, rather this event is a clear example of promoting ‘security’ for government and state officials, and the corporations they work

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The ‘arms for dictators’ scandal isn’t new. It is cross-party, well-established and has been going on for too long

The British government actively promotes the Eurofighter Typhoon to foreign governments. This scene comes from the Farnborough arms fair in 2012. The fringe issue of arms export criteria became headline news today (17 July),  with The Independent’s splash on an "‘arms for dictators" scandal. A parliamentary

Campaigners stand out Foreign Office with banner saying UK is still arming repression in Egypt Blogs

In solidarity with democracy protesters: Stop Arming Egypt

In the year after the revolution in Egypt began in January 2001, those calling for democracy were put through military trials, tortured and killed. Yet the UK continued arming the regime. In January 2012 we delivered a petition of over 7,000 signatures to the Foreign Office before joining a vigil outside the Egyptian Embassy,

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