Join the Guildford District CAAT group for an informative talk from David Wearing on UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia- and some ideas for action! Thursday 24 March, 7pm - 9.30pm Godalming Baptist Church, Queen Street, Godalming, GU7 1BA
Thousands of people are getting ready for the Stop Trident march this weekend. This Saturday promises to be a day filled with passionate protests and speeches against the UK Government's plan to vote to renew the nuclear weapons system later this year. People will be gathering at 12 noon at Marble Arch and then
If you were in London this weekend and travelled on the Underground, you may have spotted some adverts exposing the UK's complicity in Israel's crimes against Palestinian people.
A few hours after the International Development Committee called for a suspension of arms sales to Saudi, the arms industry body (ADS) was praising defence minister Michael Fallon for his “tremendous support” at its £250/a head annual dinner at the Hilton.
The lines between policing, the army and ‘security’ are becoming blurred and 'counter-terrorism' is being used to clampdown on civil liberties. In the US, a coalition has been taking action against the militarisation of police and institutionalised racism by targeting a major arms fair: Urban Shield.
Disrupting arms company recruitment is an effective way to challenge the arms trade. Arms companies rely on hiring graduates to keep their business going. This makes universities an obvious recruiting ground, as there are many people who will soon be qualified and looking to start a career. This term a number of arms companies have
Since the terrorist attacks in Paris, the French government has declared a national state of emergency; giving exceptional powers to security services and police. This is being used to suppress dissent and civil disobedience during the UN climate talks which started yesterday. Big events such as Christmas markets and football matches have been allowed to
Last week activists in Brussels disrupted the European Defence Agency's annual conference by pouring blood-red paint at the entrance. Around 30 people were arrested for the action.