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Arms trade

DSEI ‘not guilty’ verdicts overturned

Anti-arms trade campaigners found guilty on appeal


Yemen: Britain’s shameful role

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


The Good Soldier Schwejk – film review

A film that uses humour to convey the absurdity of armed conflict.


Nonsense sensibility

There was a counter-exhibition in mid-September, ‘From Nope to Hope: Art vs Arms, Oil and Injustice’, held by artists who had withdrawn their work from an exhibition about protest art at the Design

Saudi arms sales were illegal says court

British government acted 'irrationally and unlawfully' in allowing arms exports for use in Yemen


Two wins for arms trade activists

Glasgow arms fair was directly linked to Trident nuke system, online news service reveals


Oh no, they can’t

On 6 June, the UK court of appeal ruled that the investment policies of local authority pension funds must not be ‘contrary to UK foreign policy or UK defence policy’.

Faslane Peace Campers scapegoated?

Anti-nuke activists singled out for harsher treatment following arms fair blockade


CAAT success in legal challenge over Saudi arms deals

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has been given permission to keep putting the British government's arms trade policies on trial – over the Saudi-led war on Yemen.


Arms fair trials abandoned

13 cases dropped after aquittal of Christian activists