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Palestine Action crash Make UK’s engineering awards 

Palestine Action snuck their way into Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden, to crash the ‘Make UK National Gala Awards’ Ceremony, humiliating Elbit Systems and their accomplices where they least expected it. The event celebrates the worst of Britain’s military-industrial-colonial complex, hosting a number of Israel-supplying arms companies, but chief among them was Elbit Systems. Elbit Systems,

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,

Cardiff peace activists set for showdown with DPRTE arms dealers

Campaigners are holding a day of protest on March 28th against controversial Cardiff event DPRTE, which they say “totally blurs the boundary between government and the arms trade.” DPRTE (Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability) is to be held at the city’s Motorpoint Arena. Although it bills itself as “the UK’s leading defence procurement event,” opponents