CAAT researcher Joe Lo reports from the arms industry's glitziest annual dinner An arms dealer’s social calendar is a busy one – filled with champagne receptions and three-course dinners which are often enjoyed in the company of politicians and civil servants, the people whose job it is to represent us and spend our money. While
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
Sarah and Sophie from CAAT joined campaigners in Brussels as they shut down the European Defence Agency conference. https://storify.com/caat/brussels
The Oldham based "Stop Arming Israel" campaign aimed at Ferranti Technologies, owned by the Israeli arms company Elbit, is going from strength to strength. Read on and find out how you can support the campaign!
A few weeks ago London CAAT got together with some people from Art not Oil to host a public meeting about corporate museum sponsorship. It was an inspiring day with a lot of passion in the room and some great ideas on how to challenge the unethical sponsorship deals some museums have. If you'd
Activists block factory of Israeli drone company. Hundreds of cyclists and their supporters who blockaded a Midlands factory in protest at its sale of drones used by the Israeli military have vowed "We'll be back." The Big Ride for Palestine staged four feeder rides from London, Bristol, Manchester and
Monday 14th July 2016 was a day of protests against the Farnborough arms fair and the UK government’s support for arms sales. We put together this Storify to show how the day unfolded. https://storify.com/caat/farnborough-war-starts-here-let-s-stop-it-here
Activists blockade the construction gate at the Burghfield nuclear weapons factory. Photo by Trident Ploughshares This morning members of Put Down the Sword, London Catholic Worker and six Quakers blocked the three entrances to the nuclear weapons factory AWE Burghfield using super glue and arm tubes. The 14 activists