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UK-supplied equipment used against communities in Aceh, Indonesia

Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) and other human rights organisations were calling on the government last night to immediately suspend all sales of military equipment to Indonesia. The call follows film footage, shown on yesterday evening’s Channel 4 News programme, of BAE systems-made Hawk jets (formerly British Aerospace) and military transport

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“Coalition of willing” NGOs to quiz BAE Systems Plc at AGM

Lobby groups including the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), Landmine Action and Friends of the Earth will be attending the annual general meeting of BAE Systems Plc, Britain’s largest arms manufacturer, on Tuesday 29 April at 10.30 am. A protest and photo opportunities will take place at 9.30 am at the Queen

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CAAT campaign co-ordinators arrested at London arms exhibition

Two campaign co-ordinators at CAAT were held in custody today. They are prsently at Belgravia Police Station after spraying fake blood outside an arms export symposium at the QEII centre in Westminster. Police arrested the pair shortly after 9.15am, as Geoff Hoon arrived to spend a day at the Defence Export Services

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Site Unseen: Exposing the Arms Trade – Glascoed & Cardiff

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) pressure group will visit a local arms company in Glascoed, Wales, on Saturday. Local supporters of CAAT will form a demonstration outside one of BAE Systems’ most important sites in Britain, the Royal Ordnance factory at Glascoed. Meeting point: Noon – 2pm outside BAE Systems Glascoed

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Site Unseen: Exposing the Arms Trade – Bath & Bristol

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) pressure group will visit local arms companies in South West England this Friday. Local supporters outside BAE Systems’ sites in Bath, and then Bristol, will form the protests. 28th February 11.30-2 pm: Bath – 2a Upper Borough Court, Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 4.30-6 pm:

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Newcastle Tank factory lobbied by anti-war campaigners

Members of Newcastle Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) and anti-war protesters will be staging a mass die in at the entrance to the Vickers factory on Scotswood Road, Newcastle, today at 3.45pm. The demonstration has been called because the government is sending 50 Vickers tank engineers to Kuwait on Thursday to make

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White Ribbons for Peace

Press Conference: Wednesday 12th February The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) and the Green Party, together with Mark Thomas, satirist and peace activist, are launching a White Ribbons for Peace campaign. Wednesday 12th February, House of Commons, Jubilee Room, 11.30am The majority of the

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Farnborough “Air Show” Protest Planned

The biennial Farnborough Air Show is taking place between 22nd – 28th July. A PEACE PROCESSION with hundreds of protesters is planned for Thursday 25th July to mark Britain’s largest weapons showcase this year. A procession will walk to the gates of the exhibition and remain there, leaving Farnborough Rail Station at

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