Quaker activist Sam Walton and Rev Daniel Woodhouse have pled 'Not Guilty' to criminal damage at their pre-trial hearing, and called for further action to Stop Arming Saudi. Sam Walton reports. Back in January we broke into BAE System’s Warton Airbase to try and disarm warplanes they are selling to the Saudis. The Saudi are
Generals, arms dealers and officials from the Ministry of “Defence” will gather for their annual Land Warfare Conference next week, on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th June. They will be hosted in Church House, which includes many of the administrative offices for the Church of England along with the meeting rooms that make up the
In late 2016, Auckland Peace Action (APA) organised a successful week of action against the New Zealand Defence Industry Association’s annual weapons expo in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Arms dealers found themselves locked out of the venue by the blockades. You can read more about their actions on the Peace Action Wellington blog, and in
In November 2016, activists in Aoteara/New Zealand were on the streets to target a weapons expo in Auckland, and arms dealers found themselves locked out of the venue by the blockades. Here they explain the tactics that they have used to confront the arms trade.
On March 28th 2017, the DPRTE arms fair will return to the Motopoint Arena in Cardiff for the third time. Join a day of action against the arms fair on 28 March, and show the arms industry there's no welcome for it in Wales.
This week activists in New Zealand were on the streets to target a weapons expo in Auckland, and arms dealers found themselves locked out of the venue by the blockades. Epic blockade continuing @ Akl weapons expo... Kia kaha #warstartshere pic.twitter.com/Q7eGbqY6u8 — Peace Action WGTN (@PeaceActionWGTN) November
CAAT will be protesting outside the 'European Custody and Detention Summit' taking place at The Tower of London. The summit poses as a forum to share best practice and discuss the future of custody and detention but, in reality, it is a trade fair for prison builders and some of the world's biggest security companies.
As part of an international month of action against arms fairs, CAAT is launching "One Year to #StopDSEI".