We’ve found arms trade events in some unlikely locations before ... but finding the Gala Dinner for an arms fair in a Cathedral probably tops the bill. Guildford Cathedral hosted Security & Policing’s “exclusive networking dinner” in 2012 and it was booked again for 2013.
The 2012 Right Livelihood Award recipients receiving their diplomas in the Swedish Parliament. Photo: Wolfgang Schmidt Anne-Marie O'Reilly writes on the Right Livelihood Award presentation and the inspirational people she met there. Last week my CAAT colleague Henry McLaughlin and myself were lucky to represent thousands of people's contributions and years
The Right Livelihood Award is also known as "The Alternative Nobel Prize" Last week, on Thursday 27 September, Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) was awarded one of the four Right Livelihood Awards for 2012 for our "innovative and effective campaigning against the
Monica Pearce of the Bath Stop War Coalition tells how Bath's famous Assembly Rooms were booked for a conference on military drones, organised by Clarion Events, and how sustained protest forced them to back down.
It’s easy to lose hope when facing down such huge monsters as the global arms trade. But the AIDEX story shows that popular protest and people power can, and does, work.
The Prime Minister’s statement of 25th July that the Defence Export Services Organisation, based in Bloomsbury, will be shut by the end of the year is a great success for the peace movement in general and Campaign Against Arms Trade in particular. CAAT’s Shut DESO campaign, which included encircling the building with a human chain