Andrew Smith reports from our visit to the BAE Systems AGM. This article originally appeared in Red Pepper.
Yesterday our friends at Edinburgh CAAT and the Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre presented a 400 strong petition to Councillor Chas Booth, the Convener of Edinburgh Council's petitions committee.
Andrea Needham writes: On 29 January 1996, I was one of a group of women who disarmed a Hawk warplane at BAE's Warton factory in Lancashire. The plane was destined for Indonesia, where it would be used in the ongoing occupation and genocide in East Timor. Exactly 21 years later, and now in the era of social
Activists released on bail after attempt to disarm BAE fighter jets bound for Saudi Arabia. Daniel Woodhouse, a Methodist minister from Leeds, and Quaker activist Sam Walton have been released on bail pending charges after breaking into BAE’s Warton site. The pair were arrested at BAE Systems’ airbase in Warton, Lancashire, in the early hours of
Amy Clark-Bryan of No Pride In War was one of many activists that took part in actions urging the organisers of Pride in London to end its associations with the arms trade. No Pride In War Campaigners outside the BAE office in central London Tuesday 24th May was a day packed full
Amy Clark-Bryan was among 30 activists who challenged BAE Systems at its AGM earlier this month.
Activists from several groups including the Network for Police Monitoring, Global Justice Now, Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants, London Mexico Solidarity, London Campaign Against Arms Trade and Stop the Arms Fair protested outside the Home Office to call for an end to the 'Security and Policing' arms fair.
If you were in London this weekend and travelled on the Underground, you may have spotted some adverts exposing the UK's complicity in Israel's crimes against Palestinian people.