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
Activists in Paris kicked off a week of action against the Eurosatory arms fair by covering an armoured vehicle in paint. People from Belgium, Germany and England have joined French activists to take action.
Vyara Gylsen was one of the campaigners who was arrested for protesting outside DSEI last year. Her charges were eventually dropped, but not until after two court dates and seven hours in a police cell. In this piece she reflects on the reasons she protested and the recent acquittal of eight other anti-DSEI activists.
Amy Clark-Bryan of No Pride In War was one of many activists that took part in actions urging the organisers of Pride in London to end its associations with the arms trade. No Pride In War Campaigners outside the BAE office in central London Tuesday 24th May was a day packed full
Last week, the University of Southampton joined the growing list of Universities who have decided to take a stance against investments in the arms trade. In this article Sebastian, Odell of Southampton University explains what's happened and how students forced the university into taking action. Southampton students take action against BAE.
Amy Clark-Bryan was among 30 activists who challenged BAE Systems at its AGM earlier this month.
Last Friday activists in Belgium shut down an arms factory with a thirteen hour rooftop occupation. The Advionics arms company in Oostkamps is producing components that are being used in the Saudi Eurofighter Typhoon jets.