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Disarm DSEi 2009 timeline

09-09-2009 16:44

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On September 8th 2009, protesters gathered in the City of London to demonstrate against the DSEi arms fair taking place in the Excel Centre in East London. Last Hours was using mobile updates to document the event.

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Smash EDO Weekly nose demo cancelled due to DSEi

08-09-2009 23:50

Smash EDO have a week off!

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Post DSEi Action Debrief and future action planning

07-09-2009 23:13

LARC, Fieldgate Street (nearest tube Whitechapel), 7pm

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Flashmob die in at 4th plinth

07-09-2009 21:41

Trafalgar Squares 4th plinth was focus of protest against arms trade today

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ITT Supports Sabotage, Direct Action, and CIA/Blackwater Death Squads

07-09-2009 09:39

Between 2000 and 2008 ITT was awarded support contracts with US Special Operations Command worth $147,167,316.00

By working for SOCOM, ITT shows its support for their mission of overseeing the United States Special Forces involved in clandestine and covert actions including top secret CIA assassination missions illegal under international law.

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EDO MBM Component Used To Commit Another NATO War Crime

06-09-2009 22:06

Germany's worst atrocity since WW2 used EDO MBM components made in Brighton.

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Pic of Smash EDO, Smash DSEi demo

03-09-2009 22:02

On Wednesday 2nd September, despite heavy rain, Smash EDO held a warm up demo against DSEi, the world's largest arms fair, due to be held in docklands from 8-11th September

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DSEi open meeting in Brighton on Friday

02-09-2009 19:45

As you may know by now the world's largest arms fair, DSEi, returns to London next week. If you are in Brighton and are thinking of coming up to DSEi, or just want to know more, why not come along to the Disarm DSEi public meeting?

It will be held this Friday (4th) at 5.30pm in the Cowley Club back building, 12 London Road, Brighton. All welcome.

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DSEi warm-up demo at EDO tomorrow

01-09-2009 13:12

The noise demo at EDO tomorrow (4-6) will have a DSEi theme in preparation for the London demos next week.

Monday September 7th - ITT are organising a conference at the QE2 conference centre for the delegates at the DSEi arms fair. We'll be there to make some noise from 9am.

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Support the Decommissioners Booklet

30-08-2009 20:28

A booklet titled 'If I had a Hammer' has been released in support of the EDO decommissioners.

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Sussex Police Plan for anti-protest Dispersal Order at EDO Factory

28-08-2009 18:46

In 2006 Brighton arms maker EDO MBM and Sussex Police failed to get a permanent High Court injunction that would control protests at EDO MBM due to
the lack of legal justification and the abuse of the legal process by the company. It cost EDO MBM over $1 million.

Now Sussex Police internal minutes from Jan 2009 reveal they plan an even stricter ban on protest activities at the factory with the use of an anti-social behaviour 'Disperal Order'.

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Anti Arms Trade Campaigners Publish Map of UK Arms Dealers

28-08-2009 00:32

Disarm DSEi anti arms trade campaigners ( have released a map showing the locations of thousands of UK arms dealers and manufacturers.

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Total privatization of the war in Colombia

26-08-2009 17:00

Lockheed Martin, Dyncorp, Carlye Group,Raytheon, ITT

All providing military aid to Columbia paid for by US State Department.

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map of arms dealers in Sheffield - take action in the run up to DSEi

25-08-2009 16:47

here's a handy map of arms dealers in Sheffield

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map of arms dealers in Oxford - take action in the run up to DSEi

25-08-2009 16:41

here's a handy map of arms dealers in Oxford

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map of arms dealers in Nottinghamshire - take action in the run up to DSEi

25-08-2009 16:28

here's a handy map of arms dealers in Nottinghamshire