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Documents from the hearing in 2017

CAAT is challenging the UK government's decision to continue to license the export of military equipment to Saudi Arabia. This page collects together the legal documents from the legal hearing in February 2017.

Last updated: 28/07/2020

Transcripts of the hearing

Documents

These documents became public as they were referred to during the hearing on 7 and 8 February 2017.

Material referred to in witness statements

These documents, referred to in witness statements, are now public as they were mentioned during the hearing.

Edward Bell, Export Control Organisation, Department for International Trade exhibits

Neil Crompton, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, exhibits

  • NC6 from the first witness statement – an email of 26 January 2016 discussing the Government’s response to CAAT’s proposed legal action.
  • NC13 from the second witness statement – an email of 31 October 2016 from the UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations saying the UK was “shocked and appalled by the terrible loss of life in the airstrikes on a funeral hall”.

Peter Watkins, Ministry of Defence, exhibits

Gists – summaries of information

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Legal challenge details

Learn more about CAAT legal challenge to the UK government licensing military equipment exports to Saudi Arabia and read the legal documents.

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Documents – before the hearing

CAAT is challenging the UK government's decision to continue to license the export of military equipment to Saudi Arabia. This page collects together the legal documents from before the first hearing in July 2016.

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Documents related to the appeal

CAAT is challenging the UK government's decision to continue to license the export of military equipment to Saudi Arabia. This page collects together the legal documents covering the 2017 Judgment and 2019 Appeal

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