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Activists hold a banner that reads "Arms dealers dine as Yemen starves" Blogs

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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University students oppose arms company recruitment

Disrupting arms company recruitment is an effective way to challenge the arms trade. Arms companies rely on hiring graduates to keep their business going. This makes universities an obvious recruiting ground, as there are many people who will soon be qualified and looking to start a career. This term a number of arms companies have

anti-arms trade banners on the railings outside Manston Airport Blogs

Stop Elbit victory: No arms company expansion in East Kent!

On 21 October, activists invaded the former Manston Airport, inĀ Kent, inĀ broad daylight and occupied the roof of the WW2 control tower. ArmsĀ company Instro Precision rents the top floor for R&D and customerĀ demonstrations, and it was seeking to expand by moving its wholeĀ operation to the airport from its current base in nearby Broadstairs.Ā Thanet District councillors were

Norfolk CAAT protest outside their local arms company Blogs

Norfolk CAAT surprise their local arms company

Norfolk CAAT surprised their local arms dealers, MSI Defence, ahead of the companies attendance at the DSEI arms fair in London. Group member Jan explains how death came to be haunting a factory on the outskirts of Norwich.... Norfolk CAAT decided to do an action at MSI Defence because it is

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