Local activists in East Kent take direct action to demand the UK Stops Arming Israel.
This blog comes from Chris Cole of Drone Wars UK, who was among four protesters that were arrested at RAF Waddington for protesting against drone warfare. Four protesters (including myself) were arrested at RAF Waddington for protesting the normalisation of drone warfare. In a statement released at the time
A Coventry-based activist shares his story of arms trade investments, cluster bombs, and challenging the world's largest arms dealers with Blu-Tack. If you've got something right under your nose, it gives you the opportunity to confront the reality of the arms trade in a way that cannot be dismissed as 'none of our business'. It also
Activists in Bristol have been busy, and this October succeeded in chasing an chasing an arms fair out of their town. But it seems one arms event just wasn’t enough for Bristol's arms dealers. The day after the protest at the arms fair
Underneath its nondescript acronym, the DPRTE - or Defence Procurement, Research, Technology and Exportability exhibition - claims to be one of 'the UK's leading' arms fairs. The event brings together a whole host of companies looking to find out what’s new in the world of warfare. In
Liverpool activists picked the Undersea Defence Technology conference Last week the arms trade rolled into Liverpool for the annual Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) conference, and local activists were there to greet them. UDT is an arms fair that focuses on naval arms and technology. It brings a number of oppressive
The government spends thirty times more on weapons research than tackling climate change. Investing in renewable energy could provide more and better engineering jobs in a sector that supports people's well-being, not death and destruction. But the UK government continue to waste public money on the arms trade. It's time for this to change.
"infuse some fun and do things other than campaigning together (e.g. incorporate banner painting, role play, games etc)" Southampton CAAT is born Forming our CAAT group was initially inspired when one of our members met someone from CAAT on an arms trade protest at the DSEI arms fair in 2011.