arms trade

  • 24 May 2010

    The director of an arms company has told a court in Nottingham that he felt intimidated by a nonviolent protest. But his argument has been undermined by a police officer's evidence.

  • 20 May 2010

    We will get a better idea of some of the detail regarding the new coalition government's approach to a range of issues today.

  • 11 May 2010

    Amnesty International have today joined with campaigners in more than 100 countries to call upon government leaders to develop a "bullet-proof" Arms Trade Treaty.

  • 5 May 2010

    The chair of the arms firm BAE Systems, who emphasises his pride in British industry, has declined to guarantee that his company will not sell arms to countries which threaten Britain.

  • 30 Apr 2010

    Supporters of the Campaign Against Arms Trade will be active inside and outside the AGM of BAE Systems, one of the world's largest arms companies, in London next week.

  • 27 Apr 2010

    I'm currently waiting to hear from all six candidates in my constituency about a topic that much of the media have ignored during the election campaign - the government's subservience to the arms industry.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The Tory Shadow Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, has today attacked Nick Clegg's criticism of the Trident nuclear weapons system, insisting that Trident renewal is necessary because the country faces “real threats”. He is right that Britain faces real threats – he just hasn't explained how Trident would be useful against any of them.

  • 15 Apr 2010

    The Serious Fraud Office remains under pressure over its controversial 'plea bargain' with the multinational arms company BAE Systems, despite the end of legal action.

  • 29 Mar 2010

    South African and Swedish church leaders have reiterated grave concerns that a 10-year-old arms deal that involved Sweden with South Africa threatens the fledgling African democracy.

  • 29 Mar 2010

    African religious leaders have called on their governments to back calls for a strong, comprehensive treaty against arms trading, with funds redirected to development.