Over 100 arrests as protestors accuse government of supporting arms sales to known human rights abusers

Ben Gelblum - 12 September 2019

The DSEI arms fair opens at the Excel Centre in East London today amid accusations that the 68 delegations on the guest list, includes a ‘who’s who’ of human rights abusers.

Over 100 people have been arrested for taking action to stop the set-up of the arms fair at which government ministers will be rubbing shoulders with delegates from despotic regimes.

Defence & Security Equipment International 2019 (DSEI) is one of the biggest arms fairs in the world. It runs from 10-13 September... See more