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Arms trade

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

Zed, 2017; 256pp; £12.99 


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.


Stop DSEI – training trainers

Activist gear up for arms fair protests


Spotlight on Saudi

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


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

High Court to scrutinise UK arms exports


Sowing seeds of hope

A direct action PN booktour around Britain


When doves cry

British arms sales to Saudi Arabia should be suspended until there is an independent inquiry into possible Saudi war crimes in Yemen.

Court grants judicial review of UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia

3-day investigation to take place next February


Cardiff arms fair protesters face trial

Call for support for three trials


Eight acquitted for DSEI arms fair action

Judge says 'clear, credible' evidence of 'criminal wrongdoing' at past arms fairs