The Science Museum justified its plans to host a ‘welcome reception’ for arms dealers from Farnborough International by telling us that Farnborough International was a ‘legitimate organisation’. So I went to Farnborough this week and saw what ‘legitimate’ looks like.
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
Christians in Penarth protest and pray outside BAE Systems weapons factory The Penarth Christian Campaign Against Arms Trade group held a prayer vigil outside the BAE Systems Weapons Factory at Glascoed to remember the children that have been killed by weapons and war. It was a moving and important event and
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
Activists joined arms dealers and security men for a black tie dinner at the London Hilton Hotel After last year's fun and games, we didn't expect to be welcomed into the annual ADS dinner at the London
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”.
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
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.