The Stop the Arms Fair tour of the UK will be coming to Manchester on Saturday 22nd August. Join activists from across the North to find out more about the arms fair, and share ideas to take action against it!
We're on tour across the UK in the run up to the DSEI arms fair. Join activists from across the West Midlands on Tuesday 25 August for an interactive workshop to find out more about the DSEI arms fair, and link up with others interested in taking action against it. Whether you’re new to campaigning
The aim is to build networks of solidarity in opposition to the arms trade, to explore forms of academic practice that don’t stop at the university walls, and to directly disrupt the setup of the arms fair. Blurring lines between theory and practice, academics from a range of disciplines will gather at this event to
Our friends at Arms Dealers on Trial have made this excellent and inspiring film about their attempts to hold arms dealers from the DSEI arms fair to account for the promotion of illegal torture weapons. https://player.vimeo.com/video/122144971
William Hague's record of promoting conflict is at odds with his posing at the recent Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.
Activists putting the arms trade on trial This morning saw the start of a private prosecution launched by anti-arms activists against two arms companies for promoting illegal torture weapons at the DSEI arms fair last September. The
Sylvia Boyes outside court with supporters Yesterday CAAT supporter and anti-arms trade campaigner Sylvia Boyes was convicted for "obstructing the highway" during a protest at a the DSEI arms fair in London last September. Over the last few weeks a number of activists have either been found not guilty or
Activists in Seoul have drawn on some of the actions we had organised at DSEI - and improved them! South Korean activists even used some of the same slogans so that if any arms dealers who had been at DSEI also went to Seoul, they would know that “we are everywhere”.