This week activists are on trial for taking action against the DSEI arms fair last September. Yesterday, three of the defendants presented their case. All of them spoke at length about why they felt their actions against DSEI were necessary in order to prevent greater crimes. Activists blockade an armoured
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.
Join the Guildford District CAAT group for an informative talk from David Wearing on UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia- and some ideas for action! Thursday 24 March, 7pm - 9.30pm Godalming Baptist Church, Queen Street, Godalming, GU7 1BA
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 “tremendous support” at its £250/a head annual dinner at the Hilton.
Liverpool Young Greens, in collaboration with CAAT and Liverpool Amnesty International, will be marching together at Liverpool Pride on Saturday 1st August 2015. James Crawley explains why he'll be taking to the streets to join the Pride march with an anti-arms trade message. The theme for this year's Liverpool Pride is #LoveIsNoCrime. Yet
Deception in High Places by Nicholas Gilby In the past the authorities in the United States have been much more successful in prosecuting foreign bribery by their companies than the authorities in Britain. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s latest report on steps taken to implement and enforce the
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
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), with The Independent’s splash on an "‘arms for dictators" scandal. A parliamentary