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Arms trade

100 arrests at arms fair

Campaigners blocked the set-up of the London DSEI weapons fest

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Life and Death, Amy Corcoran 2017


Art the Arms Fair aims to make the DSEI arms fair this September the most-talked-about arms fair ever.

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Let’s not have a trial

On 14 July, the high court in London overturned the acquittal of eight anti-militarists for disrupting the set-up of the DSEI arms fair in East London in September 2015.

CAAT seeks arms fair re-match

Campaigners to appeal high court verdict

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Paul Holden (ed), Indefensible: Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Arms Trade

Zed, 2017; 256pp; £12.99 

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The hammer has to fall

On 29 January, a Methodist minister and a Quaker activist entered BAE Systems’ Warton site in order to disarm warplanes bound for Saudi Arabia.

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Stop DSEI – training trainers

Activist gear up for arms fair protests

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Spotlight on Saudi

An interview with the co-founder of the women-led US peace group CODEPINK.

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CAAT will prove Britain has acted illegally in arming the Saudi assault on Yemen

High Court to scrutinise UK arms exports

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Sowing seeds of hope

A direct action PN booktour around Britain

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