Stop Arming Israel workshops in Manchester

Stop Arming Israel: Campaigning for a military embargo on Israel

Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street Manchester, M2 5NS

Organised by Boycott Israel Network  in association with the Campaign Against Arms Trade. With support from War on Want and Palestine Solidarity Campaign.

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PROGRAMME includes workshops on:

Stop the Arms Fair: Ideas for action against DSEI, the world’s biggest arms fair, which will be held in London in September 2015.

Campaigning for a two way government arms embargo on Israel
Ideas from the Stop Elbit campaign to help you find and target your local arms dealers.
Getting the message across with Stop Arming Israel: Improving communication & reach (facilitated by Nadia Idle from War on Want)
PLENARY SPEAKERS to include:

Welcome message from the BDS National Committee in Gaza

John Hilary-Executive Director, War on Want,

Kat Hobbs- Local Outreach Coordinator, Campaign Against the Arms Trade

Adie Mormech- Boycott Israel Network, and Elbit  roof protester

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. If you can afford it, please donate £5 or more on the day to help cover costs.

This event is in response to the BDS National Committee’s call for a two way arms embargo against Israel, and the renewed call in summer 2014 from Gaza

In 2014,  UK made weaponry was once again used by Israel in a devastating assault on Gaza. Join us for a one-day event and share ideas, skills and opportunities for action to Stop Arming Israel. From targeting arms companies, building local campaigns, to putting pressure on the government to introduce a two-way military embargo, there are plenty of ways to get involved.

Join us for a one-day event to share ideas, skills and opportunities for action. We’ll be working together with Boycott Israel Network, Campaign Against Arms Trade, War on Want, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, BDS National Committee, Manchester PSC, Manchester CND and Manchester Palestine Action to bring together a range of groups working on the issues, and to build links between our movements.

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13th Jun 2015 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, behind Central Library, Manchester, M2 5NS