This morning, activists from Palestine Action returned once again to Staffordshire to inflict a blow to Israel’s arms trade by shutting down the factory responsible for making their drone engines.
Palestine Action has received confirmation that the property managers for Elbit Systems’ Shenstone drone factory, Fisher German, have cut ties with the Israeli arms manufacturer.
Today a Palestine Action activist has occupied the roof above the entrance to Fisher German’s Manchester offices:
The Judge refused to allow any justification defences for the activists’ actions.
Palestine Action activists have, this morning, pulled a van alongside Elbit Systems UAV Engines weapons factory. From inside the vehicle, they climbed on top to raise the Palestinian flag, whilst the driver locked on to the steering wheel to secure their position. Shortly after, they were confronted by scores of Elbit’s private security and police.
Palestine Action pulled alongside Elbit UAV Engines in Shenstone in a large van on Sunday 27th November. Activists leapt from inside the vehicle to begin spraying the building’s outer bricks with indelible ink, while the driver locked-on to the vehicle itself to hold the space for as long as possible and facilitate the action. Police