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Protest at shareholders meeting EADS, arms supplier to the Libyan war

No arms for dictators – no nuclear arms   Amsterdam, May 24 – On May 26 the Dutch Campagne tegen Wapenhandel will organise a picket line at the European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS) shareholders meeting in Amsterdam. EADS is one of the biggest European arms producers. Due to inadequate arms export regulation the company can export its weapons all over the world, also to dictatorships. Moreover the company is a nuclear weapons producer. lees meer »

Libyan war arms supplier meets in Amsterdam

Arms producer EADS has supplied arms to all parties in the Lybian war – to Khadaffi, to the British and the French and –through Qatar –also to the Lybian rebels. EADS is Europe’s second biggest arms producer and is also producing nuclear rockets. On Thursday May 26 EADS shareholders will meet in Amsterdam. The Campagne tegen Wapenhandel will organize a picket line. lees meer »

Dutch armoured vehicles in Bahrain

PRESS RELEASE CAMPAGNE TEGEN WAPENHANDEL Amsterdam, 18 Feb 2011 - Video footage from Bahrain, showing police and security forces brutality against demonstrations for democracy, clearly show armoured vehicles of the type sold to the Gulf state by the Netherlands in the mid-90's. lees meer »

European Union arms sales soar to regions of conflict

ENAAT PRESS RELEASE, 1 February 2011 Arms export licences from European Union (EU) countries totalled a record €40.3 billion in 2009, up 20 percent on 2008. lees meer »

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