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Stop the War on Syria – Stop the Arms Fair – Demonstrate 4pm Tues 3rd September

DEMONSTRATE Tues 3rd September – 4-6pm, EDO Arms Factory, Home Farm Rd, Brighton

Resist the attack on Syria

No to imperialist wars and the companies that profit from them

Stop the arms fair

On the morning of Friday 30th September the House of Commons vote for war with Syria was defeated in parliament. However, the US and France are
still talking about taking military action. An attack will have disastrous
consequences for the people of Syria and beyond. Some of the weapons used by both the US and France if they do launch an attack will, most likely,
be supplied by the EDO factory in Brighton as EDO holds export licenses to
both countries.

From September 9th the world’s largest arms fair will be taking place in
London. Representatives of EDO will be peddling their wares to dictators
and despots from all over the world.

Come and show your anger outside the EDO factory. Bring pots and pans to make yourself heard. The best way to support the struggles for freedom
from oppression and imperialism being waged globally is to target those
who supply the means of oppression.

Smash EDOwww.smashedo.org.uk / www.dsei.org

Resist the attack on Syria – Destroy the arms trade

DEMONSTRATE Tues 3rd September – 4-6pm, EDO Arms Factory, Home Farm Rd,
Brighton (directions here)

Resist the attack on Syria

No to imperialist wars and the companies that profit from them

Stop the arms fair

Cameron and his cronies are pushing hard for an attack on Syria. This isn’t because of any genuine concern for the victims of Assad’s regime or support for freedom for the Syrian people. Instead the reason for the involvement of the UK and its allies is a cynical desire to exert greater control over the region. An attack will have disastrous consequences for the people of Syria and beyond. Some of the weapons used by UK forces will be supplied by the EDO factory.

From September 9th the world’s largest arms fair will be taking place in London. Representatives of EDO will be peddling their wares to dictators and despots from all over the world.

Come and show your anger outside the EDO factory. Bring pots and pans to make yourself heard. The best way to support the struggles for freedom from oppression and imperialism being waged globally is to target those who supply the means of oppression.

Smash EDO
www.smashedo.org.uk / www.dsei.org

Call for the September 8th Occupy DSEi mass action- from the Stop the Arms Fair coalition

In 2011 all across the world people took to the streets in from Greece to Spain from Egypt to New York. These uprisings where the first glimpse of a global movement against political and economic injustice. In 2013 the movement continues and has spread to Turkey and Brazil where people face brutal state repression.

Many of the weapons being used against the people in these countries are made by British companies, and sold with the support of the UK government, in a trade subsidised by the taxpayer. All of this in the midst of devastating cuts to public services in the UK.

This September international weapons companies will be meeting warmongers and human rights abusers at one of the world’s largest arms fairs to make the deals that will send deadly weapons around the world to repress the 99%. From the tear gas in Turkey, Egypt and Brazil to the weapons of the Syrian Assad Regime the DSEI Arms Fair is a global showroom of bloodshed and profit.

Come and create a mass action against the arms fair in solidarity with the international struggles for justice.

When?
Sunday, September the 8th 12noon

Where?
Near the Excel Centre, which hosts the arms fair.

The meeting point will be announced on Saturday 7th September at 12 noon in the following places:

Infoline: 07766 323978

Twitter: @stopthearmsfair

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1406612642887333/?notif_t=plan_edited

and
on
www.occupylondon.org.uk
www.stopthearmsfair.org.uk

What to bring: Friends, banners, music, food, fun, water, costumes, drums..

Keep updated at: www.stopthearmsfair.org.uk
@stopthearmsfair
#occupydsei

Callout to Stop the DSEi arms Fair – Mass Action 8th September 2013

The government is welcoming the world’s worst human rights abusing regimes to shop for weapons in London. WHAT WILL YOU DO? A massive arms fair is planned to take place in the UK in September 2013. The UK government plans to invite human rights abusing regimes, such as Algeria, Bahrain, Colombia, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam, to the London arms fair to court them and sell them weapons. The US and UK will seek the next generation of weapons for their wars, while the arms companies aim to set the agenda for more exorbitant military spending. The arms fair brings together 28,000 international buyers and sellers. The deals that begin here fuel the arms trade the world over. Death, injury, fear and repression are exported from the arms companies on our doorstep. We can make a difference When the fair took place in 2011, we challenged the opening night arms dealers’ reception at the National Gallery. One year later we put an end to an arms company’s sponsorship of the National Gallery. Start taking action now! Email your MP to demand the government doesn’t welcome arms companies and human rights abusers to do business in London. Book a workshop on the arms fair for your town or campaign group. Find your nearest arms fair exhibitor and let them know that their business will not go unchallenged. Come along to the direct action training on 17 August. Get in touch if you’d like help planning transport to London for the fair, or arranging somewhere to stay. Take action to stop the arms fair A massive week of action is planned from 7-14 September to expose the arms fair and make its business as difficult as possible. If you only do one thing, join us on Sunday 8th September for a huge protest as arms dealers arrive and try to set up at the fair. Put the dates in your diary now. Saturday 7th September – Musical protest at the ExCel centre, 2pm-5pm Sunday 8 September – Huge protest as arms dealers arrive and try to set up at the fair If you only do one thing, come to this protest, and bring your friends too! Monday 9 September – Say no to Drones and a Silent Vigil Tuesday 10 September – Greet the arms dealers Wednesday 11 September – Laying a Wreath for the victims of the arms trade Thursday 12 September – Don’t let them dine in peace! …plus whatever exciting action you’d like to plan!