Reed Elsevier

  • September 8, 2011

    On Tuesday (13 September), one of the world’s largest arms fairs will open in London. The London arms fair – known euphemistically as Defence & Security International (DSEi) – will see some of the world’s most vicious regimes and active warmongers send delegations to London to view arms and make deals.

  • November 9, 2010

    Visitors to the Spirit of Christmas Fair in London have been greeted by Santa Claus warning them that the Fair's owners are involved in the arms trade.

  • September 9, 2007

    An arms fair taking place in London this week will be run for the last time by its current owner Reed Elsevier, which is putting it up for sale. Campaigners say they believe it may be the beginning of the end for the military exhibition.

  • June 5, 2007

    Campaigners have welcomed the news that leading academic publisher Reed Elsevier will no longer organise arms fairs.

  • April 17, 2007

    Academics, medics and students will demonstrate outside the Annual General Meeting of Reed Elsevier in London today, urging the company to end its arms fairs.

  • February 13, 2007

    A major charitable trust has disposed of a £2 million shareholding in the company Reed Elsevier, because of its concerns over the company's involvement in promoting arms sales, reports Quaker Peace and Social Witness - part of the Society of Friends in the UK.