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Resisting police militarisation: shut down ‘Security and Policing’

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.

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Arms dealers feast while Yemen starves

A few hours after the International Development Committee called for a suspension of arms sales to Saudi, the arms industry body (ADS) was praising defence minister Michael Fallon for his ā€œtremendous supportā€ at its Ā£250/a head annual dinner at the Hilton.

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Prince Charles’ dance of shame

Prince Charles joined Saudi Arabia's autocratic rulers in a ceremonial sword dance. Saudi Arabia executed more than 70 people last year, mostly by public decapitation with a sword. Image: AFP/Getty This week Prince Charles flew to Saudi Arabia and danced for

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The ā€˜arms for dictatorsā€™ scandal isnā€™t new. It is cross-party, well-established and has been going on for too long

The British government actively promotes the Eurofighter Typhoon to foreign governments. This scene comes from the Farnborough arms fair in 2012. The fringe issue of arms export criteria became headline news today (17 July),Ā  with The Independentā€™s splash on an "ā€˜arms for dictators" scandal. A parliamentary

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