CAAT joined NESEHNUTÍ as part of their campaign to raise awareness of the Czech arms trade, participating in Different Fest, their anti-arms trade festival, challenging Brno's IDET arms fair.
On 9 July, arms dealers gathered for a breakfast briefing which promised “to help you expand your network of contacts” and “promote your business”. It is part of a series of gatherings which let arms dealers meet with each other and their customers. These events set the agenda for the UK’s exorbitant military spending
EU arms export browser When Ian Mackinnon proposed that CAAT hold a "Hack Day" to help enhance and improve the presentation of CAAT's data, I was intrigued. Ian is the data programmer whose skills have enabled CAAT to convert static arms export data from the UK and the
A shareholder activist is evicted from the AGM What do you get for leading an arms company facing billion-dollar corruption investigations? Well, BAE's outgoing Chairman, Dick Olver, has been given a knighthood for his “services to business.” CAAT had already recognised Olver's 'achievements' at the company's recent AGM,
This blog is reposted with kind permission from Life requires Freedom. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C90zaGS8iiY Today (14/05/13) the UK Trade and Investment: Defence and Security Organisation (UKTI DSO) held a symposium at the BIS conference centre in Westminster, London. In order to facilitate the networking of UK small and medium-sized arms enterprises with larger companies and to
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbpcpuwWwKA The arms dealers were out to dinner again on 29th January This time at The London Hilton. Perhaps our national institutions like the Imperial War Museum, the National Gallery and the Natural History Museum don’t want them anymore. The London Hilton may not want them either after last night! Twelve of us got
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=cesR_oJ2UuY Yesterday around 200 arms dealers from the ‘defence’ sector of the aerospace industry and their guests (military ‘top brass’ and high-ranking officials from the Ministry of Defence and foreign embassies) gathered for a dinner. At these events companies that manufacture and sell weapons entertain their clients, network and promote their
The Shut Down H&K campaign pickets the Nottingham site every month and in 2010 shut it down for a day with a rooftop occupation In Nottingham, Shut Down H&K picket their local arms company Heckler & Koch every month. Here they report on leafleting as