September 2011 Archives
"The world's largest arms fair has thrown out two exhibitors after they were found to be promoting cluster munitions that have been banned by the UK and condemned by more than 100 other countries."
I'm afraid I failed this week, in my defence it has been a busy one.
Here's a link to some proper coverage of the actions this week.
I failed quite early on in my attempt to write something every day this week the arms fair is on, but I think I have a reason.
I was going to try and do a daily post connected to the arms fair this week, so here goes nothing.
I recently read a William Blum report that included this quote:
"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living in society, they create for themselves, in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it."
Frederic Bastiat, (1801-1850) French economist, statesman, and author*
Prior to the NATO bombing of Libya and with revelations that UK military equipment was being used for internal repression, Norfolk CAAT wrote to our local MPs.