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Mass blockade hits drone factory

Activists block factory of Israeli drone company. Hundreds of cyclists and their supporters who blockaded a Midlands factory in protest at its sale of drones used by the Israeli military have vowed "We'll be back." The Big Ride for Palestine staged four feeder rides from London, Bristol, Manchester and

Image of Yemen destruction, saying the UK approved £7.7 million of arms sales to Saudi Arabia every single day since it started bombing Yemen Blogs

Stop Arming Saudi: decision time

This Thursday Campaign Against Arms Trade will be in the High Court challenging the Government’s decision to keep arming Saudi Arabia. The hearing will determine if a judicial review will be granted to consider whether UK arms sales to Saudi are in violation of domestic and European arms export law.

Five people lie in the road in front of a gate connected by arm tubes Blogs

Faith activists blockade nuclear weapons factory

Activists blockade the construction gate at the Burghfield nuclear weapons factory. Photo by Trident Ploughshares This morning members of Put Down the Sword, London Catholic Worker and six Quakers blocked the three entrances to the nuclear weapons factory AWE Burghfield using super glue and arm tubes. The 14 activists

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Shutting down the DSEI arms fair for good

Vyara Gylsen was one of the campaigners who was arrested for protesting outside DSEI last year. Her charges were eventually dropped, but not until after two court dates and seven hours in a police cell. In this piece she reflects on the reasons she protested and the recent acquittal of eight other anti-DSEI activists.

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