05-05-2015
The office of the weapon lobby group AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) was closed down today by peace activists. About twenty activists handed over letters of dismissal to the employees and took over the office. With this...
21-10-2014
Our European arms trade has helped to create uncontrollable monsters. European arms emerge in wars and human rights abuses worldwide.
17-05-2014
Today, peace activists are treating passers-by at different locations in Brussels with some street theater. Arms industry lobbyists on stilts are pulling the strings of their puppets, members of European Parliament.
05-05-2014
How did MEPs vote on topics such as subsidies for the arms industry, arms export controls, and the development of military drones? What intitiatives they took to conserve and strengthen the civil nature of the EU? And what did they say on the use of...
27-03-2014
Journalist Dave Cronin joined the action at the annual conference of the EDA, was arrested and wrote the following blog-post for EUObserver

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Hieronder vindt u enkele van de dossiers die vredesactie samenstelde. U kan de bijhorende pdf downloaden door op de afbeelding links ervan te klikken. De pdf opent telkens in een nieuw venster.
Securing profits - How the arms lobby is hijacking Europe’s defence policy

This report documents the symbiotic relationship between the arms industry and the EU institutions and the effect of this relationship on the creation of a European Defence Fund.

Ctrl+Alt+EU: No military Europe

Arms companies and their lobbyists feel at home in the EU-institutions. They determine EU-policy, sell their arms and get subsidies for the development of new weapon technology. "What's good for business is good for everybody" is the motto of EU policy makers. But a policy tailored to the needs of the arms industry does not lead to a safer Europe in a better world. On the contrary. Read all about in the dossier accompanying the campaign "Ctrl+Alt+EU: No Military Europe". 

 

Ctrl+Alt+EU: No Military Europe

Arms companies and their lobbyists feel at home in the EU-institutions. They determine EU-policy, sell their arms and get subsidies for the development of new weapon technology. "What's good for business is good for everybode" is the motto of EU policy makers. But a policy tailored to the needs of the arms industry does not lead to a safer Europe on a better world. On the contrary. The Vredesactie dossier accompanying the campaign "Ctrl+Alt+EU: No Military Europe" is currently only available in Dutch. Here you find the really short version of the dossier in English. It contains the logical backbone of our analysis of EU-militarization.