Supporters at Westminister Magistrates Court Anti-arms trade campaigner Chris Cole arrived at Westminister Magistrates Court ahead of time to defend himself against a charge of criminal damage outside the DSEI arms fair. He was accompanied by supporters who held a small demonstration outside the court. Fellow anti-arms trade
Chris under arrest at DSEI 2011 On Tuesday September 13th, Kirk Jackson and Chris Cole were arrested for taking part in demonstrations against the world's largest arms fair – DSEI, which takes place every two years at the ExCeL exhibition centre in East London. In this article, Kirk and Chris talk
The UK government should go beyond the call for an Olympic truce and take steps to end the arms trade says Kaye Stearman. It's good to see the UK government leading the call for a worldwide truce during the 2012 London Olympics. UK
It’s easy to lose hope when facing down such huge monsters as the global arms trade. But the AIDEX story shows that popular protest and people power can, and does, work.
On Sunday 12th June, the "Get Ready for the Arms Fair" planning event took place. Campaigner and blogger Kirsten Bayes took part and had this to say about it... I spent the day with some of the most amazing people I have ever met (present company excepted, of course). They were gathered together to work
Ian Pocock writes about London CAAT's demonstration at the International Fine Art & Antiques Fair. Our fantastic banner brought us lots of attention London CAAT members maintained the pressure on Clarion Events with a demonstration outside the International Fine Art & Antiques
Modgala, a Buddhist nun working with the Amida Trust, speaks to Kat Hobbs of CAAT about taking action at the DSEI arms fair in 2001 and what action she will take at DSEI 2011. Why take action? Modgala at a festival “I'm in favour
Spirit of Summer fair - Blood bath A report on London Campaign Against Arms Trade action at the DSEI owner's Spirit of Summer Fair. London Campaign Against Arms Trade (London CAAT) members brought their own blood bath to the Spirit of Summer Fair to protest