Category Archives: Weapons of War

NHS not Trident national demo to save the national health service = 4th March

Organisers expect this to be the largest mobilisation to save the NHS since the Health and Social Care bill was passed in 2011. Gather at the Gandhi memorial in Tavistock Square, 12 noon on 4 March 2017. NHS not Trident on … Continue reading

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RAF trained air force accused of war crimes in Yemen

The UK trained an air force at the centre of war crime allegations in Yemen how to carry out airstrikes with smart bombs, according to official documents. Evidence submitted during a legal case into UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia … Continue reading

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US Admits Using Radioactive Weapons in Syria that Left Thousands of Iraqi Babies Deformed

One of the least talked about war crimes committed by the United States is the use of depleted uranium — a highly controversial radioactive waste that’s been dumped into Iraq by the ton. This US strike against an Islamic State … Continue reading

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Does UK’s lucrative arms trade come at the cost of political repression?

Exports to repressive regimes are under scrutiny in the high court, raising doubts about claims they are tightly controlled. Yemeni rescue workers in the rubble of a funeral hall following airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition on Sanaa. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty … Continue reading

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This British arms company is cashing in on disaster, as profits rise and humanitarian crises worsen

Whilst much of the Middle East and North Africa burns, BAE Systems have announced a rise in net profits by 24%. As what is arguably the largest humanitarian disaster since World War II continues, at least there are some who … Continue reading

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We all live with no submarines – UK Navy fleet is ‘out of action’

The Royal Navy’s ENTIRE fleet of attack submarines is out of action — and Theresa May doesn’t know because ‘chiefs fear reaction’ The Vanguard nuclear deterrent subs at Faslane remain operational All seven nuclear subs are currently listed as non-operational … Continue reading

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Superhero pensioner Brian Quail who stopped a nuclear convoy single-handedly is cleared by courts

Brian Quail, the septuagenarian superhero who managed to confound Britain’s nuclear defences using only a pelican crossing, has been found not guilty of breach of the peace. Brian Quail, pictured here in a later protest Last March The National told … Continue reading

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Britain has blood on its hands over Yemen

Bombs made by us and dropped by Saudi Arabia are killing civilians in the civil war. Perhaps a high court ruling will bring our government to account. People search under the rubble of damaged houses following an airstrike on the … Continue reading

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Action to be taken to end the arms trade

What You Can Do to help stop the arms trade Stop Arming Saudi Arabia! Saudi Arabia is the UK’s biggest arms customer and most shameful relationship. One of the world’s most authoritarian regimes, its repression at home and aggression abroad … Continue reading

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Scottish smart bombs key in landmark legal case on Yemen

Bombs made in Scotland will be a key issue in a landmark legal case this week on the legality of UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia. The bombed Chamber of Commerce building in Yemen Over three days in London the … Continue reading

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