AUSTRALIANS TAKE ACTION TO STOP WAR Concerned citizens took a disruptive performance to four Canberra sites to highlight how Canberra supports the transfer of Australian weapons, made by Electro Optic Systems (EOS), to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE). On Nov 13th the group visited Canberra Airport, where the “EOS… [Read more] Is this justice? EOS arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE
Reprinted from Senator Whish Wilson MEDIA RELEASE 12 FEB 2019 DEFENCE AND VETERANS AFFAIRS Greens Defence spokesperson, Peter Whish-Wilson, has called on the Federal Government to declare that none of the defence equipment showcased in the 2019 Australian Military Sales Catalogue will be sold to Saudi Arabia. Senator Whish-Wilson said, “Last year, Minister Payne said… [Read more] Military Catalogue should not be on Saudi Arabia’s shopping list
To the CEO, Board-Members, Operational Management and workers of EOS, We will be gathering at your property at Hume tomorrow because we are extremely concerned that your company is selling EOS weapons systems into Saudi Arabia. We are ordinary community members, calling ourselves Peace Pilgrims, but amongst us are people associated with the Women’s International… [Read more] Letter to EOS Electro Optic Systems: Pause the Contracts with Saudi!
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
Australia has been dealing weapons with the Saudis. Christopher Pyne was in Saudi Arabia doing deals at the end of 2016. Human rights lawyers called it ‘a conspiracy of silence’ because they have refused to provide details. Australian defence ministers must guarantee that we are not arming Saudi Arabia. Sign the Petition Human rights abuses have been… [Read more] Email: Sign the Petition! No War Exports to Saudis.