There is a wealth of anti-DSEI resources already available from various groups, and we’ve tried to bring some of them together here.
Leaflets and posters
Take action now
- Protest your local arms company: Wherever they seek to do business, we aim to stop them.
- Write to your local newspaper about DSEI: DSEI tries to stay secret. Help us spread the word!
- Come to one of our events or workshops, or invite us to run one in your town!
Find out more about the arms fair
Making the links (blogs from 2013)
- Palestine: The UK’s dirty secrets: Palestine and the arms trade // Israel’s booming secretive arms trade
- Algeria and oil: Are EU gas supplies more important than human rights?
- Bahrain: Shopping for tear gas
- Turkey: How London Gezi linked to Stop the Arms Fair
- Austerity: Austerity hypocrisy: military spending is spared the chop // Who pays for high military spending? // Welfare or arms fair: what would you choose?
- Nuclear weapons: Nuclear weapon makers at the arms fair
- Drones: Boom time for Drone Deals at DSEI
Disarm DSEI’s 2011 pamphlet
- The Call-out – Disarm DSEI’s 2011 call for direct action against the arms fair
- Action History – A round-up of DSEI actions 1999-2009
- Making a Killing – Banking and it’s links to DSEI
- DSEI and Palestine
- DSEI and the Middle Eastern and North African uprisings
- DSEI and the Border Regime – How exhibitors at DSEI help to both create and oppress migrants
- Militarism: the Environmental Cost
- What is an Affinity Group?
- Mask Up?
…get inspired by the creative and disruptive action unleashed during the arms fair in 2013!
…from East London Against Arms Fairs, and made by local school kids
Britain: Stop Arming The World! – a video made to raise awareness of DSEI in 2011.
Images to tweet or leave in visible locations
Some activists have produced these shocking images which people might like to distribute to the arms dealers during the fair, or use to hijack their hashtag on Twitter.
Get ready for action
Come to a Stop the Arms fair workshop or event
Activists Legal Project: direct action resources
Green and Black Cross: Know your rights on protests resources