“These people are selling more guns from here?”

The Shut Down H&K campaign pickets the Nottingham site every month and in 2010 shut it down for a day with a rooftop occupation

In Nottingham, Shut Down H&K picket their local arms company Heckler & Koch every month. Here they report on leafleting as people arrived at a conference at the church next door to the arms company’s industrial unit on Wed 26th September.

It was one of the best and most successful pickets so far with many, many leaflets given out to people attending the conference. Almost every car stopped to take a leaflet or two. As is usually the case when people learn of the filthy business conducted by Heckler & Koch on this ‘quiet little industrial estate’, most were clearly disturbed to find out.

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Saturday 8 September: Foiling Finmeccanica’s attempt at anonymity

London CAAT att Finmeccanica office, 8 September 2012
“Danger arms traders work here!” Outside the Finmeccanica office in central London

Jessie from the London CAAT group reports on a successful mission to expose an arms company lurking in London.

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Resist the arms fair

One year before the DSEI arms fair is scheduled to take place, campaigners have promised resistance

DSEI, one of the world’s biggest arms fairs, is scheduled to return to London’s docklands in September 2013. One year before it plans to open its doors, Stop the Arms Fair pledges to resist the arms fair and is calling for a massive day of action on 10 September 2013 if the fair goes ahead.

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