Saudi Arabia is the UK’s biggest arms customer and one of the world’s most authoritarian regimes. UK-made warplanes bombs and missiles are playing a central role in the Saudi-led coalition’s attacks on Yemen. We’re calling on the UK government to stop the arms sales now.
Saudi-led attacks on Yemen
The UK government has continued to supply weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen despite overwhelming evidence of repeated breaches of international humanitarian law. The UK government admits that Saudi Arabia has used UK weapons, made by companies around the UK, in its attacks on Yemen.
This is in clear violation of UK’s own guidelines on arms sales, and European and international law, and makes a mockery of the government’s claims to
rigorously control arms exports.
The UK should never have been arming repressive Saudi Arabia in the first place. Military support for the Saudi regime makes us complicit in its crimes. The government refuses to act, so we have to.