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Camping at DSEI 2017

25 July 2017
The week of action to #StopDSEI involves days of talks, events and direct action. Alongside the themed days of action, there will be a tent based occupation running from Monday 4th to Sunday 10th September. If you have to travel far to join the week of action you might want to bring a tent and...
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The pen is mightier than the tank?

7 August 2013
Our very own newspaper, the Newham Adversary, is officially on the streets! Members of East London Against The Arms Fair (part of the Stop The Arms Fair coalition) started to distribute our anti-DSEI paper around Newham to residents and commuters.
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A radio appearance, and forward…

19 October 2011
The coverage didn’t stop after the week of action. Check out this Dissident Island radio episode (at about 18:50 in) to hear a London CAAT member discussing DSEI. Preparations to stop the next DSEI are already under way, as there’s no rest for the wicked. If you’ve got some free time and you’re London-based, do...
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Grassroots coverage of the day of action

20 September 2011
See Indymedia’s post Disrupting DSEI – Monday to Wednesday for a run-down of the actions at the start of DSEI, including a timeline of the day of action. Below we’ve brought together a stream of posts from Twitter from the day of action, starting at 7am.
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Press coverage of the arms fair

16 September 2011
11 Sep Britain Arms giant plans to show off new drone, Morning Star Campaigners have condemned plans by BAE Systems to showcase a new “autonomous” unmanned drone at this week’s London arms fair, citing evidence that the existing Reaper models have killed civilians in Afghanistan and Pakistan. [Link] Super warship targeted by protesters, British Forces...
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There’s Big Profits in the Killing Biz (video)

10 September 2011
Bexley, Lewisham and Dartford’s Food not Bombs group has made a parody video as part of their action against DSEI, to the tune of Pulp’s Sorted out for Es and Whiz. The lyrics are: Oh is this the way that arms dealers are meant to deal? Or just some fat cats making a killing on...
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Pass on this message with final details!

9 September 2011
STOP THE ARMS FAIR DAY OF ACTION: TUESDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER! It’s only four days till the DSEI arms fair opens its doors and the global arms trade arrives in London. There is a wave of actions planned for the first day of the fair, September 13th. You can find the full list at www.stopthearmsfair.org.uk. STAY...
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A preview of DSEI

8 September 2011
By the people who make DSEI… Download their brochure which includes the exhibitor list and a map of the arms fair.