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Arms trade

Woman who disarmed warplane publishes memoir

New book marks 20th anniversary of land-mark anti-arms trade action

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‘I’ve found a way in!’

An excerpt from Andrea Needham’s amazing new book, The Hammer Blow – how 10 women disarmed a warplane, to be published by Peace News in January

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It feels like we can win

Action against arms fairs in South Korea and New Zealand

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Stopping the arms fair before it happened

Dan Viesnik surveys a week of creative disruption

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Seed money!

Help PN publish Andrea Needham's account of Britain's most daring anti-arms trade action

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Arms to renewables

A report from this year’s Campaign Against Arms Trade national gathering

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Yay Anne-Marie!

On 3 February, Campaign Against Arms Trade staffer Anne-Marie O’Reilly strode onto the stage of the annual ADS arms industry dinner at the Park Lane Hilton in London.

Yay Sylvia!

On 18 March, Yorkshire peace activist Sylvia Boyes, 72, was sentenced to 14 days in New Hall prison for not paying a fine arising from an anti-arms trade protest.

Nicholas Gilby, Deception in High places: A History of Bribery in Britain’s Arms Trade

Pluto, 2014; 256pp; £15.99

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Love your trader

‘Arming All Sides’ is an excellent new online First World War resource initiated by Campaign Against Arms Trade.