Call on your MP to speak out for Yemen

Last updated 23 March 2023

Stop Arming Saudi – Email your MP

On 31st January 2023, CAAT is took the government back to the High Court! The government faced a legal challenge into its decision to continue to allow arms sales to Saudi Arabia despite overwhelming evidence of serious violations of international humanitarian law in Yemen. We await a judgment from the High Court over the coming months. 

Saudi-led Coalition bombardments of Yemen have killed at least 8,983 civilians, and have contributed to a devastating humanitarian disaster in the country. 

Over half of Saudi Arabia’s combat aircraft used for the bombing raids are UK-supplied.

UK-made equipment used includes: Typhoon and Tornado aircraft, Paveway bombs and Brimstone and Stormshadow missiles. In total the UK has supplied at least £23 billion worth of arms to the Coalition. 

The UK government must be held accountable for their actions.

Despite a previous Court of Appeal ruling in CAAT’s favour – which found that the government’s licensing decisions on arms to Saudi Arabia were ‘irrational and therefore unlawful’ – the UK government continues to export arms for use in Yemen. 

Email your MP now to demand they take action in Parliament and speak out.  

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