Image of seven people, three in front four in back, in front of a court building, holding placards mostly saying "Not Guilty", one also saying "#StopDSEI", another saying "The arms trade is global, so is our resistance, #StopDSEI". Woman at front on left wearing a Palestinian scarf, raising clenched fist and cheering. Court building behind them.

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Constituents lobby Vince Cable Blogs

UKTI DSO: pimping for the arms trade?

Jim McCluskey, who lives in Vince Cable's constituency asks: As a Liberal Democrat MP Vince Cable supported the call to end government support for arms exports; what's he doing now he's trade minister responsible for the arms industry? The international arms trade fuels the World’s wars. This is essentially a criminal activity which

Drawing of a slave Blogs

The abolition of slavery in arms

"Am I not a man and a brother" – anti-slavery image Henry Boddington explores the parallels between the slave trade and the arms trade and explains why ending the arms trade should be a priority for today's world.  In 1769  the slave, James Somersett was brought to England. He was

Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint takes his seat in the House of Lords Blogs

Green sees red over arms sales

Why did Lord Green take the Trade Minister post when he clearly had problems with the ethics of arms sales? Kaye Stearman ruminates on ethics, religion and arms sales. What started out green, then rapidly turned yellow, white and red?. No, it's not a chameleon. It's the new UK Trade Minister. Why? Well, he is called Green, quickly turned yellow, waved

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Rage Against The Arms Trade

Rage Against The Machine in Finsbury Park Agenda item at Campaign Against Arms Trade's weekly meeting: We've been invited to have a stall at the Rage Against The Machine gig in Finsbury Park on Sunday 6th June. Is anyone interested in helping run the stall? "Me! Me! Me!"

The cardboard tank, covered with flowers Blogs

SPEAKING out against the arms trade

Niki Goridis on Speak's Day of Action. 1 March - This was definitely a different Monday morning for the staff of UK Trade & Investment Defence & Security Organisation (UKTI). What made it so different? A crowd of about seventy young people had congregated in front of UKTI's headquarters at 66 Victoria Street, dancing, singing and enjoying

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