Tag: arms trade

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Report – Stop the DSEI Arms Fair

A Tshisekedi, an activist of the migrant solidarity organisation Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants, reports on the week-long series of direct action to resist the DSEI Arms Fair in east London.

Sudan, Yemen and the British arms trade

Permanent crisis in the Middle East and North Africa is presented as inevitable, intractable, and rooted in ‘backward’ cultures. The British state and other powers sustain oppression and bloodshed in the region, exporting arms to Saudi Arabia and other powers such as Israel and Turkey. British arms are at the forefront of the Saudi state’s war in Yemen and the repression of Sudanese revolutionaries by the Saudi-backed Transitional Military Council.

AUDIO: Sudan, Yemen and the British arms trade

Listen to the talks from our recent meeting on how British arms exports to Saudi Arabia are fueling repression in Sudan and a bloody massacre in Yemen
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Diversify or Die: a new pamphlet from rs21

UK manufacturing workers must reject a continued dependency on defence contracts in favour of a re-dedication of industry to environmentally and socially beneficial production.

Stop the Arms Trade – Stop Arming Israel

Next week thousands of members of the military from around the world will gather in London's Docklands for an arms fair. Illegal weapons and torture equipment have been sold at the event in the...

Stopping Elbit’s death factory

Nilüfer Erdem, Ewan Nicolson and Sherrl Yanowitz report on Monday's protest at Elbit weapons factories in solidarity with Palestine.  Roughly a year ago Israel began a 51 day attack on the Gaza strip. More than 2,200...