On Tuesday 3rd May, Sisters Against the Arms Trade blockaded an MBDA missile factory in Henlow, Bedfordshire, occupying the factory for 10 hours and closing production for the day. The action, which took place six months on from the first UK airstrikes in Syria and as the Assad regime intensifies its attacks on Aleppo,
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
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 OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in the United Kingdom is far more scanty than that for
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 news from Saudi Arabia that the authorities intend to surgically paralyse a young man as a judicial punishment has led to worldwide revulsion. The logic behind the punishment is that ten years earlier Ali al-Khawahir had stabbed a friend in the back resulting in his paralysis and therefore should
Image: credit Geoff Woolf