New data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute shows a 1.9% increase in sales by the world’s top 100 arms and military service companies. The US continues to dominate arms sales, accounting for over 50% of the global total in 2021
In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the UK withdrawing from a contract with Elbit systems, the ICJ verdict on a dispute between Bolivia and Chile on a river, Mexico raising the minimum wage, and a bill in Israel that seeks to ban the waving of the Palestinian flag
In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a workers’ strike in South Africa, the sentencing of David Castillo in the Berta Caceres assassination case, and the shutting down of the Elibit HQ by Palestine Action
The Indian government continues to deepen its ties with Israel despite the growing number of voices calling out the latter for its apartheid policies against Palestinians
Palestinians continue to resist the continued attempts to displace, dispossess, and expel them from their native land by the Israeli state
The action comes in response to the intensified Israeli aggression on Palestine soon after the onset of the holy month of Ramadan.
The action comes just days after the group’s activists targeted the London headquarters Elbit Systems and forced it to remain shut for several hours.
Today we look at renewed Israeli attacks on the Al Aqsa mosque, Palestine Action’s protest at an Elbit Systems factory in the UK, and more
Palestine Action has led several direct actions against the British plants of Elbit Systems. In 2012, the company had been identified by a UN Special Rapporteur as a profiteer from Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine
Huda Ammori of Palestine Action talks to Vijay Prashad about the group’s campaign that shut down the factory of Israeli arms manufacturer Elbit in Oldham in the United Kingdom
The Palestine Action group carried out a series of direct actions as part of their campaign such as occupying, blockading, and vandalizing the factory which were ultimately instrumental in forcing its sale and closure
Today we look at a report on France’s role in the Rwandan genocide, a strike against tax reforms by Colombian trade unions, and more.