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Not guilty verdict for 4 campaigners against the London Arms Fair Sep 2017

According to the Newham Recorder four anti-DSEI (Arms Fair) campaigners have been found not guilty by a Magistrates Court. The newspaper article states that “District Judge Hamilton today dismissed the case against the three women and one man accused of…

The EU could be about to give a 3.5 billion euro subsidy to arms companies

Do we want a social Europe that invests in people and peace, or do we want one that focuses on arms, militarism and war? By Andrew Smith 24 October 2016 for openDemocracy This week the European Parliament will be debating…

Arms dealers in the Museum

The Campaign Against the Arms Trade has organised a protest outside the London Science Museum where the opening ceremony and dinner of the Farnborough arms fair is taking place. Pressenza was there. CAAT Press Release: “London Science Museum to host…

Permission granted for judicial review into legality of UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Media, Press Releases, 30 June 2016 By Campaign Against the Arms Trade High Court grants judicial review into arms exports to Saudi Arabia, following unprecedented case brought by Campaign Against Arms Trade Extensive evidence suggests Saudi Arabian forces have committed…

Britain faces legal action over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The British government faces legal action over refusal to halt the issuing of weapons export licenses to Saudi Arabia amid widespread censure of the kingdom’s human rights violations and its actions in Yemen. Leading proceedings are being carried by…

Arms Dealers on Trial

By Mel Strickland for Occupy London An Occupier’s Perspective Sometimes the tools of oppression are literal, and they are for sale at the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair In September 2013 a group of activists took part…

European arms exports to Middle East reach record high in aftermath of Arab Spring

The publication of the “Fifteenth Annual Report on Control of Exports of Military Technology and Equipment” reveals that in 2012 European Union (EU) countries licensed arms exports valued at €39.9 billion. This included a record €9.7 billion in licensed sales…

Occupy vs the London Arms Fair aka DSEi

From Occupy London “Marking almost two years since Occupy took on London Stock Exchange, this mass mobilisation will challenge another pillar of global injustice: the arms industry which dominates public spending priorities, and profits from conflict and repression. The action…

UK: BAE Systems can’t hide from difficult questions and disruptions

Supporters from Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) turned out in force to shame arms giant BAE Systems at their Annual General Meeting AGM), accusing it of supporting repressive regimes through arms sales and unethical business practices. Acute questioning combined with high farce…

UAE State visit continues arms sales drive to repressive Gulf regime

Three Britons are jailed in Dubai for drugs offences using confessions that those found guilty claim were extracted by torture, the day before the UK hosts a state visit by Sheikh Khalifa, the UAE ruler, during which UK Prime Minister, David…

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