Image of seven people, three in front four in back, in front of a court building, holding placards mostly saying "Not Guilty", one also saying "#StopDSEI", another saying "The arms trade is global, so is our resistance, #StopDSEI". Woman at front on left wearing a Palestinian scarf, raising clenched fist and cheering. Court building behind them.

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All the latest from Campaign Against Arms Trade, across the country and near you, including press releases, the CAAT Blog, articles from the CAAT News magazine, and info on local actions. Browse the full list, or filter by type or topic.

Blogs

Calling young voters!

The current election campaign is intriguing for many of us, not only because there is no clear favourite to win, but because we shall see at least a 150 new faces in parliament. Many of these faces will be young faces, replacing those who for many years have been at the heart of the

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BAE boss lectures on ethics – a bad joke?

Cordula Bieri describes how a CAAT protest took on a comic theme to highlight the absurdity of an arms company boss speaking on ethics. On a cold and wet Thursday evening, 12 November 2009, supporters of Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) gathered outside Savoy Place in central London to have a good laugh. What happened? The Institution

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Clown Army descend upon BAE careers fair!

Battlefield dispatch from General Whitewash and his brigade of rebel clowns: #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Austin caption Today at 17:00 hours a highly militarised clown battalion laid siege to the BAE Systems stand at the Edinburgh University Careers Fair on Chambers Street. In a bid to disrupt the recruiting efforts of the world’s third largest arms

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UCL SECReT – NO secret about arms companies links

Katherine O'Mahoney, Universities Network Volunteer writes: Anti-arms trade campaigners will be shocked and disappointed to learn of the launch of University College London's (UCL) new £17m Security Research Training Centre – or UCL SECReT. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ESPRC), the multidisciplinary centre will recruit between 10 and 20 PhD students

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BAE AGM in pictures

A picture is worth a thousand words and that is certainly true when you look at the output of the wonderful Jill Gibbon. She attended the 2009 BAE AGM, as she has in previous years, and has done a fantastic series of sketches of the meeting itself and the lunch afterwards -which makes you realise

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Warwick’s unethical career services

Barnaby Pace writes On Thursday 15 January a group of Warwick University students, in opposition to the arms trade and in solidarity with Gaza, protested at a recruitment event run by BAE and Warwick University Careers Service. Why BAE? Is it especially unethical? Just look at their record. BAE is the third largest arms manufacturer

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My latest activities

It has been a busy time on the arms trade campaigning front for me. First up was a stall at the London Vegan Festival. The stall was well positioned in the main hall and there was a steady stream of people for most of the day. Badges were brought, T-shirts sold, campaigning postcards given away

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