The Three Counties Defence and Security Arms fair in Malvern in July hosted some of the world's biggest manufacturers of weaponry, including BAE Systems and Thales. This is business at a massive cost - a human, environmental, and social disaster. But local activists were there to challenge it. If you're a Malvern local and interested
Government statistics show that during his tenure as Foreign Secretary, Johnson approved £1.2 billion worth of arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
In just 6 weeks' time, arms companies from around the world will be setting up at the Excel Centre in East London for 'DSEI', one of the biggest arms fairs in the world, made possible by the political and financial backing of the UK government. We will be there to resist. Turkish
Newly released arms export statistics show that the UK Government licensed £648 million worth of arms to Saudi Arabia in the six months that followed the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Increasingly, arms companies are sponsoring public events and spaces in order to boost their profiles and increase their profits. This has caused artists and performers to take action and demand better. In this blog, a member of the Protest Stencil art collective explains why they removed their work from the Science Museum in London. Last
Government given permission to appeal Court of Appeal verdict that it acted ‘irrationally’ and ‘unlawfully’ in allowing arms sales to Saudi
In the last few minutes the Court of Appeal has ruled that UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen are unlawful. Activists celebrate outside the Royal Courts of Justice as the verdict is announced. Credit: Darren Johnson The Court of Appeal concluded that it was ‘irrational and therefore unlawful’ for
Court of Appeal rules Saudi Arabia arms sales illegal