Day two of the #StopDSEI week of action and the roads to the arms fair were blocked for hours at a time. Today Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Quaker, Sikh, yogis, people of all faiths and none gathered to call for an end to the DSEI arms fair and all profiting from war. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76qs9SrMr04 Video footage
Day 1 of Stop the Arms Fair Week of action 2019 to shut down DSEI.
Want to join the Stop DSEI arms fair week of action, but not sure how to get involved? There are loads of ways you can be part of the action against Europe’s biggest arms fair. As well as checking out the Stop the Arms Fair website to find out about the themed days of
Solidarity with Hong Kong protesters standing up against repressive laws. UK-made tear gas is still being used against protesters. Image: Studio Incendo on Flickr: Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protest, August 7, 2019
In just 6 weeks' time, arms companies from around the world will be setting up at the Excel Centre in East London for 'DSEI', one of the biggest arms fairs in the world, made possible by the political and financial backing of the UK government. We will be there to resist. Turkish explosives
Our fight to stop the DSEI arms fair is inextricably linked with other intersecting struggles for justice – struggles that It Starts Here called to put front and centre of our action in 2019.
September 2017 is a key month for those seeking to end the arms trade. There are just so many, and such varied, opportunities to highlight the dire consequences of the trade in death and destruction and move towards ending it.
Over 22-23 July, CAAT organised a full weekend of workshops, speakers, training and performance to build resistance to the arms trade. On the Saturday evening, over 260 people attended Dance To Disarm: a night of live music, DJs and spoken word to raise funds for CAAT and build solidarity through music. Below, long-time CAAT supporter