Protesters outside Vince Cable's constituency office Paul Tippell is a member of Twickenham, Richmond and Kingston Network against the Arms Trade (TRAKNAT, www.traknat.org.uk), which is co-ordinating a public meeting on 29 November to quiz Vince Cable and Zac Goldsmith on the arms trade. We spoke to him about how
Monica Pearce of the Bath Stop War Coalition tells how Bath's famous Assembly Rooms were booked for a conference on military drones, organised by Clarion Events, and how sustained protest forced them to back down.
Rhiannon Rees recalls her busy week of meetings and actions in October 2010. Peace campaigners in the London area have had a busy week, and I have been fortunate to get around and meet some fantastic people. Last week was also 'Quaker Week', and I went to two of the talks at the Quaker Centre
Ian Mackinnon reports from the People's World Conference on Climate Change in Cochabamba, Bolivia. At the Peoples' World Conference on Climate Change from 19-22 April 2010, activists and grassroots organisations from around the world gathered to address what they see as the failure of governmental climate policy at
Clarion's ideal of "The Spirit of Christmas" Dan Viesnik explains why CAAT supporters dress up for the Spirit of Christmas and the message they are bringing to visitors. Photo by Ian MacKinnon. Members of London Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT), East London Against the Arms Fair
Spirit of Christmas Fair A group of 8 CAAT staff members and volunteers took part in a media stunt outside the Spirit of Christmas Fair run by Clarion Events on Wednesday November 5th. Steve Tully utilised his bushy beard to play a very convincing Santa, accompanied by three mischievous elves
The Prime Minister’s statement of 25th July that the Defence Export Services Organisation, based in Bloomsbury, will be shut by the end of the year is a great success for the peace movement in general and Campaign Against Arms Trade in particular. CAAT’s Shut DESO campaign, which included encircling the building with a human chain
The beginning of CAAT’s designated “Stop the Arms Trade Week”, 2nd June, coincided with activities organised under “The World Can't Wait” banner and London CAAT produced a small leaflet to tie in issues of poverty, lack of development and the more than £1118 billion spent annually on arms, which puts into