Category Archives: Statements and Petitions

Reed Elsevier Petition

Reed Elsevier’s main business is academic and medical publishing [note; they also publish “Library Journalsl”], but, through a subsidiary company, they help run international arms fairs. These include DSEi, one of the world’s largest arms fairs. Reed Elsevier don’t see any contradiction between facilitating the sale of arms and either their medical publishing or the corporate social responsibility commitments they’ve made. We do. (more…)

Luis Posada Carriles Petition

Luis Posada Carriles was accused and brought to trial in Venezuela for the 1976 attack against a commercial aircraft in which 73 persons died. After escaping from Venezuelan prisons in 1982 – leaving his trial unconcluded – he served the CIA as part of what was known as the “Irancontras” operation and also in the implementation of the genocidal Plan Condor. In 1997 he prepared a series of terrorist acts against hotels in Havana… Read More