Submission to the Review of the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012 Recommendations 1. Update the Defence Trade Controls Act 2. Incorporate all the provisions of the Arms Trade Treaty 3. Increase the transparency of Australian defence exports 4. Institute regular parliamentary reviews of defence trade controls treaty obligations 5. Create a consistent import/export reporting process,… [Read more] Submission to review of Defence Trade Controls Act Prepared by Susan Hutchinson
There’s no honour in exporting abuse. Soldiers of the United Arab Emirates have conducted human rights abuses in Yemen. Australians from the SAS have been training them. And defence technology contracts are embedded in the training arrangements. Many have already signed the petition to stop Australian #DefenceExports to governments that abuse. If you have signed, we ask… [Read more] #DefenceExports from Australia – weapons plus abuse
WAGE PEACE BRIEFING Many of us are concerned about Australian arms sales to the Saudis. But we want you to know that 1/ the US stopped fuelling Saudi war planes 2/ several European countries have stopped selling arms to the Saudis 3/ the Liberal party have dumped General Jim Molan – demoted to the bottom… [Read more] Join this Briefing – Arms exports and the export of #toxicSAS abuse
Action on the Invictus Games #IG2018 – #Disrupt2018 Reading Michelle Fahy below, on the insidious weapons industry, reminds us that Invictus is more than overcoming adversity for veterans. Increasing war and militarism is a much bigger danger. War is fuelled by the weapons manufacturers. The corporations require war. Their people are moving into Australian institutions:… [Read more] Take Action on Arms Traders at the Invictus Games – #Disrupt2018
UK, Global, EU & US arms export data Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) is a UK-based organisation working to end the international arms trade. Myths and Facts About the Arms Trade Stop Fuelling War is a secular French association created to counter the normalisation of the commerce of armaments.