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Students occupy Lancaster University in protest against collusion with the arms trade

Wednesday night, students protesting the University’s deep ties with arms companies occupied the Margaret Fell building, which contains the largest lecture theatre on campus with a capacity of 400 people. Earlier this year, Lancaster University signed a strategic agreement with BAE Systems, Europe’s largest arms manufacturer, to share research. In 2021, Lancaster University announced that,

Palestine Action disrupts exclusive arms industry dinner

While weapons industry representatives, government figures and other arms trade stakeholders convened in London for the TechUK’s ‘Defence Winter Dinner’, Palestine Action were busy adding themselves to the guest list. Six activists crashed the prestigious venue to disrupt the event and expose the guests facilitation of death and destruction in Palestine and elsewhere. Once inside