Fife arms firm profits from border walls contracts and ‘state repression’

Billy Briggs, The Ferret, 26 November 2020 - An arms company in Fife, funded by the taxpayer, has won dozens of contracts globally for border security walls, prompting claims it is profiting from “state repression and conflict“. US firm Raytheon, which makes systems for smart bombs in Glenrothes, is named in a new report revealing that more than 63 walls have been built along borders, or in occupied territories, since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. [...]

The report was co-published by the Transnational Institute (TNI), the Dutch campaign against the arms trade, Stop Wapenhandel, peace research group, Delàs Center, and the Palestinian grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall campaign.