Join the Southampton CAAT cycle pack for a bike-ride tour of Southampton’s arms trade! Thursday 10 December, 6pm. Meet outside the Student Union, University of Southampton Highfield campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ Bring your bike and come bright for the night! Join Southampton CAAT and find out what the arms trade is up to
Hundreds of activists are blockading a weapons conference in Wellington, New Zealand. Peace Action Wellington activists blockade the venue hosting the weapons conference
In the UK, South Korea and New Zealand, activists have been taking action against the global arms trade. After the marathon of activism against the DSEI arms fair in September, we were off to Seoul, South Korea: to take action against the ADEX arms fair.
On 21 October, activists invaded the former Manston Airport, in Kent, in broad daylight and occupied the roof of the WW2 control tower. Arms company Instro Precision rents the top floor for R&D and customer demonstrations, and it was seeking to expand by moving its whole operation to the airport from its current base in nearby Broadstairs. Thanet District councillors were
In August, Liverpool activists began planning an ambitious event - screening an anti-arms trade film onto the side of their local arms factory. But when they arrived to set up, they ran into a series of problems which nearly scuppered their plans. That is, until their audience pulled together to make
This time last month we were taking action against one of the world's biggest arms fairs in London. This week, we are in South Korea getting ready for the International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition. Many of the same arms companies and military delegations, including the UK government's arms promotion's unit, will be
The Network For Police Monitoring (Netpol) have launched a new way for opponents of Prevent, the government’s ‘anti-radicalisation’ programme, to make a public stand against its draconian surveillance methods, stigmatization of political dissent and disproportionate targeting of Muslim communities. CAAT is proud to be one of many organisations to join 'Together against Prevent' and
Norfolk CAAT surprised their local arms dealers, MSI Defence, ahead of the companies attendance at the DSEI arms fair in London. Group member Jan explains how death came to be haunting a factory on the outskirts of Norwich.... Norfolk CAAT decided to do an action at MSI Defence because it is