In late 2016, Auckland Peace Action (APA) organised a successful week of action against the New Zealand Defence Industry Association’s annual weapons expo in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Arms dealers found themselves locked out of the venue by the blockades. You can read more about their actions on the Peace Action Wellington blog, and in
Yesterday our friends at Edinburgh CAAT and the Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre presented a 400 strong petition to Councillor Chas Booth, the Convener of Edinburgh Council's petitions committee.
On 21 March Bristol Against Arms Trade took action to support the Fly Kites Not Drones campaign. Rowland Dye reports on their action. We were running a family-friendly craft stall and building our own kite as part of the Fly Kites Not Drones week of action. Supporters from three Bristol groups maintained a constant presence all
As George Osborne gets the revolving door between government and big business in the news - CAAT researcher Joe Lo blogs on the revolving door between government and the arms trade
Journalists within Saudi often face persecution, but two Saudi nationals based in the UK have started a new media channel with the aim of "building bridges between the people of Arabia and the people around the world". Their first post to inaugurate the channel is a report on a recent meeting on arms sales to
In November 2016, activists in Aoteara/New Zealand were on the streets to target a weapons expo in Auckland, and arms dealers found themselves locked out of the venue by the blockades. Here they explain the tactics that they have used to confront the arms trade.
On March 28th 2017, the DPRTE arms fair will return to the Motopoint Arena in Cardiff for the third time. Join a day of action against the arms fair on 28 March, and show the arms industry there's no welcome for it in Wales.
CAAT researcher Joe Lo reports from the arms industry's glitziest annual dinner An arms dealer’s social calendar is a busy one – filled with champagne receptions and three-course dinners which are often enjoyed in the company of politicians and civil servants, the people whose job it is to represent us and spend our money. While