'Rabbit brained louts' is what the Daily Express called 'Young Oxford'; the Oxford Union debating society students who in February 1933 voted by a large majority of 122 that 'this house will in no circumstances fight for its King and Country'. © Imperial War Museum, recruitment poster 1914, by artist
Activists joined arms dealers and security men for a black tie dinner at the London Hilton Hotel After last year's fun and games, we didn't expect to be welcomed into the annual ADS dinner at the London
Update, 27 Jan 2014: Success! Following formal complaints from CAAT, the BBC has said that its political editor, Nick Robinson, will no longer be speaking at the ADS dinner. CAAT is pleased that he has withdrawn but disappointed that the BBC has
Stop The Shipment campaign succeeds as South Korea ends tear gas sales to Bahrain The Stop The Shipment campaign was launched in October to prevent a massive shipment of over 1.6 million rounds of tear gas from South Korea to Bahrain. CAAT supporters worked with Bahraini and South Korean activists to put pressure on
No CONcensus banner On 9 August, two census resisters opposed to arms manufacturer Lockheed Martin's contract for census data processing came before Dale Street Magistrates Court in Liverpool.
The Natural History Museum is not the most obvious place to have an anti-arms trade protest - but then again it's not the most obvious place to have the official welcome reception for an arms fair either. Yet it was under
Yesterday I got trodden on by an arms dealer. How did that happen? A group of us found out that the Annual Defence Dinner was taking place at the Imperial War Museum. At £210-£300 a ticket and billed as “one of the most prominent events in the defence and security calendar”, this wasn’t an opportunity
Courts throughout the UK are prosecuting individuals whose only crime is to refuse to fill out the 2011 census form because of the involvement of arms giant Lockheed Martin. The refusers face a fine and possible jail sentence for their actions. Lockheed Martin is based in the US and was contracted to process census data