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Liverpool activists picket major arms fair

Liverpool activists picked the Undersea Defence Technology conference Last week the arms trade rolled into Liverpool for the annual Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) conference, and local activists were there to greet them. UDT is an arms fair that focuses on naval arms and technology. It brings a number of oppressive

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Protesters target Liberal Democrats dinner

It was billed as the “auction of dreams”- but Liberal Democrats arriving for their spring fundraiser in Twickenham were met by protesters with placards, Vince Cable masks and some uncomfortable truths. With Baroness Shirley Williams attending as the after dinner speaker and guests including Greg Dyke, Lord Oakshott and Geoff Pope it must

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“We are everywhere”

Activists in Seoul have drawn on some of the actions we had organised at DSEI - and improved them! South Korean activists even used some of the same slogans so that if any arms dealers who had been at DSEI also went to Seoul, they would know that “we are everywhere”.

A protester sits on top of a closed gate to UWE with a "Bristol Against the Arms Trade" poster Blogs

Arms Companies Not Welcome at UWE

Arms dealers access to the site was somewhat impeded by the protest Companies attending Wednesday’s ‘Defence, Procurement, Research, Technology and Exportation’ event were greeted by queues trailing back along the A4174 as protesters blocked the UWE North Entrance. One gate was eventually locked and attendees forced to use

Campaigners celebrate with a banner saying 'arms dealers NOT here today' Blogs

One less venue for arms dealers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBX35XRmZqY We were there to greet them, but where were the arms dealers? Turns out direct action at the last arms dealers' breakfast at the Savile Club was enough to put them off! In July, the Chamber of Commerce hosted a Defence Breakfast at the Savile Club in Mayfair.

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