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Arms trade

Speaking truth to thugs

Ameen Nemer reports from this year's BAE Systems AGM

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Unions and NGOs block Saudi arms ship

Italian dock workers and French human rights groups take anti-war action

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Changing it up

David Polden surveys three recent UK peace movement actions

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Busy, busy, busy

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) is waiting to hear the results of a major appeal, on its legal case against British arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen.

Not proud of BAE

Over 200 people have signed a petition calling on Pride in Surrey to drop arms manufacturer BAE Systems as a sponsor of its 10 August parade in Woking.

Neil deGrasse Tyson & Avis Lang, Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

WW Norton & Company, 2018; 576pp; £19.99

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Yemen: BAE criticism

In an unusual step, BAE Systems, Britain’s largest military manufacturer, criticised one of its biggest customers on 26 January.

Three actions

Arms trade protested in London and Brussels

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DSEI ‘not guilty’ verdicts overturned

Anti-arms trade campaigners found guilty on appeal

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Yemen: Britain’s shameful role

Britain finally calls for ceasefire (but British arms sales continue)

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