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.
On Tuesday 3rd May, Sisters Against the Arms Trade blockaded an MBDA missile factory in Henlow, Bedfordshire, occupying the factory for 10 hours and closing production for the day. The action, which took place six months on from the first UK airstrikes in Syria and as the Assad regime intensifies its attacks on Aleppo,
Activists from several groups including the Network for Police Monitoring, Global Justice Now, Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants, London Mexico Solidarity, London Campaign Against Arms Trade and Stop the Arms Fair protested outside the Home Office to call for an end to the 'Security and Policing' arms fair.
If you were in London this weekend and travelled on the Underground, you may have spotted some adverts exposing the UK's complicity in Israel's crimes against Palestinian people.