Activists aim to stop companies from Broadstairs, Rochester, Chatham, Whitstable and Ashford reaching military-industrial jamboree Arms companies making weapon parts in Kent will be confronted by local protesters from the county when they head to a major arms fair in London in September. The companies being targeted include Instro Precision, whose factory in Broadstairs has … More Press release: Kent-based arms dealers to be confronted in London
Here’s some of the coverage of Monday’s actions against Elbit. See also London Palestine Action’s FB page – and ours – for updates.
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 14 May 2015 Public talk and film screening to expose UK and Israel arms industries The Canterbury public will get a preview of an upcoming report on the UK’s complicity with the Israeli arms industry on May 19th when author David Wearing speaks at an open meeting hosted by … More Press release: Public talk and film showing
10 April 2015
Local people in Canterbury call for government spending to be redirected to vital services and away from weapons and war … More PRESS RELEASE – Global Day on Military Spending
PRESS RELEASE 29th January 2015 Protesters outside Barclays Bank again Campaigners from towns across East Kent targeted Barclays Bank again today to protest against their investment in the Israeli arms company Elbit Systems1. Elbit is a world leader in the manufacture of drones and a major supplier of weapons to the Israeli army. It proudly advertises … More Press release: Protesters outside Barclays Bank again