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Arms trade

Wales’ worst warmonger?

Gwynedd Council has £100m invested in arms, Freedom of Information Act request reveals

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Over 100 arrests in the run-up to DSEI

Hundreds block arms fair for nine hours on'No Faith in War Day'

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No to artwashing

On 10 July, street art collective Protest Stencil withdrew from a Science Museum exhibition after finding that the top sponsor of the ‘Top Secret’ event was the arms manufacturer Raytheon.

Elbit protests

On 1 July, three activists from Manchester Palestine Action began a three-day rooftop occupation of a Israeli-owned arms factory, the five-storey-high Elbit Ferranti building in Oldham.

Paris arms fair: 50 arrests

French arms dealers responsible for civilian deaths in Yemen

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The sinister side of London

Walk throws spotlight on London arms dealers

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Speaking truth to thugs

Ameen Nemer reports from this year's BAE Systems AGM

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Unions and NGOs block Saudi arms ship

Italian dock workers and French human rights groups take anti-war action

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Changing it up

David Polden surveys three recent UK peace movement actions

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Busy, busy, busy

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) is waiting to hear the results of a major appeal, on its legal case against British arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen.