As borders are increasingly militarised and their operation privatised, migration, more than ever before, is also an anti-militarist struggle, write Amy Hall and Sara Woods of Shoal Collective.
Image: Border fence in Calais, France after a storm in 2015. Image by Calais Solidarity.
Continue reading #OverTheFortress DSEI: A Supermarket for State Surveillance and Border Wars
This is the third of a three-part Ceasefire series of essays on the war on Yemen, published ahead of next week’s DSEI,the world’s biggest arms fair, which will take place on September 12th-15th. In part one, Tom Anderson writes on the geopolitical roots of the crisis. In part two, Safa Al-Shamy offers a personal firsthand account of the impact of the war on her country’s civilian population.
Continue reading ‘War Starts Here, Let’s Stop it Here’: Anger as Death-Dealers Head for #London
This is the second of a three-part series of Ceasefire essays on the war on Yemen and the role of the UK’s Arms Trade industry, published ahead of next week’s DSEI arms fair in London. In the first essay, Tom Anderson writes on the geopolitical roots of the crisis. In the third essay, Paul Cudenec writes about the upcoming protest action planned against DSEI.
Image: Aftermath of an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on Sa’ada, in northern Yemen. (Photo: Ghaith Abdul-Ahad/Guardian)
Continue reading Saudi’s bombing Campaign is Destroying #Yemen, and #Britain is Helping Them do it
In the first essay of the three-part #StopDSEI series by Ceasefire Magazine, Tom Anderson reviews the roots of the crisis in Yemen, where the civilian population has been enduring a brutal bombing campaign by a Saudi-led coalition, supported by the UK, since 2015.
Image by Amnesty International.
Continue reading The war on #Yemen is About Capitalism, not Sectarianism