"Danger arms traders work here!" Outside the Finmeccanica office in central London Jessie from the London CAAT group reports on a successful mission to expose an arms company lurking in London.
With a Month of Action against the arms trade planned in September, CAAT is pleased to repost this blog from Smash EDO - a long-running and active campaign against an arms company in Brighton.
Photo courtesy of Smash EDO This week I travelled down to Brighton to take part in the Smash EDO citizens weapons inspection of the EDO/ITT factory. My protest buddy and I, armed with waterproofs and jelly babies, met the demonstration in the centre of Brighton and were given 'weapons inspector'
The Natural History Museum is not the most obvious place to have an anti-arms trade protest - but then again it's not the most obvious place to have the official welcome reception for an arms fair either. Yet it was under
Monica Pearce of the Bath Stop War Coalition tells how Bath's famous Assembly Rooms were booked for a conference on military drones, organised by Clarion Events, and how sustained protest forced them to back down.
Yesterday I got trodden on by an arms dealer. How did that happen? A group of us found out that the Annual Defence Dinner was taking place at the Imperial War Museum. At £210-£300 a ticket and billed as “one of the most prominent events in the defence and security calendar”, this wasn’t an opportunity
The BAE AGM: far removed from reality Symon Hill reports from the Annual General Meeting of the world's second-largest arms company. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of the BAE Systems Annual General Meeting. Shareholders were today welcomed into the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, to be greeted by
On 26 April, Sam Walton took the stage to disrupt Vince Cable's speech at a government arms sales conference. "he UKTI DSO Symposium is the biggest event of the year for Britain’s exporters of “defence & security” gear – so you’d think they’d have better security"