Macdermott, Kate

Kate Macdermott
1 October 2017News

Welsh Borders join arms fair protests

Welsh Borders join the Arms Fair protests. PHOTO: Richard Stafford

Not yet dawn. 10,000 dead in Yemen. (Drink and a blanket). One million homeless. (Packed lunch, cake?) £3.3 million spent by Saudi Arabia since 2015 on British weapons. (Remember the banner). 22 of us, mostly from a choir based in Presteigne in the Welsh borders, board our coach heading for the ExCeL centre in East London where Britain hosts its biennial international arms fair. We are coming to support the blockading…