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.
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
The UK government should go beyond the call for an Olympic truce and take steps to end the arms trade says Kaye Stearman. It's good to see the UK government leading the call for a worldwide truce during the 2012 London Olympics. UK
A protester in a Guantanamo Bay-style outfit Ian Pocock reports on London CAAT's protest about Lockheed Martin's role in the UK census As part of Count Me Out's weekend of action against Lockheed Martin's deplorable involvement in the census, Saturday saw London CAAT members carry out a protest at Victoria
CAAT has signed a joint statement with CND and Stop the War urging the UK government to withdraw the 2011 census contract for England and Wales from arms giant Lockheed Martin. Count me out demo at Office for National Statistics - 7
With Lockheed Martin being a lead contractor for the UK’s 2011 census, Geoff Meaden asks if the data collected will really be secure. In March 2011 Britain’s once-a-decade national census will be carried out. The aim is to record a wide range of information on every person in every household in
London CAAT decided on a “Merchants of Death” walk as one part of our “Stop the Arms Trade Week”. Rather than a series of protests, this was a more sedate tour of Central London, with descriptions of certain companies thrown in. So thirteen of us met outside Victoria station and even had the sun