On 31 January, CAAT returned to the Royal Courts of Justice to once again challenge the UK government over its arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in the war in Yemen. We believe these sales to be illegal as well as immoral. The case is CAAT’s second Judicial Review against
CAAT's second Judicial Review case against the government over arms sales to Saudi Arabia begins on Tuesday 31st January.
In 2017, the arrest of four protesters outside DSEI led to a long running court case that clarified the right to protest and changed how direct action protesting should be policed. Kat Hobbs and Carl Spender from Netpol explain why the "Ziegler" case is so important
CAAT has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize alongside our partner Mwatana for Human Rights, a grassroots organisation working in Yemen. But what does this mean for our campaigning?
Nobel Laureate nominates Campaign Against Arms Trade and Mwatana for Human Rights. Nobel Laureate, The American Friends Service Committee and Quaker Peace & Social Witness, announce Campaign Against Arms Trade & Mwatana for Human Rights as their nominees for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination intended to draw attention to the suffering of the Yemeni
This FAQ by Tammy Orr discusses why judicial review is important to CAAT, and why it is important that organisations can bring a judicial review in the UK.
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CAAT has launched a new legal challenge to stop the sale of UK weapons for use in the war in Yemen. Our action continues until we stop these sales once and for all.
Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has filed a Judicial Review application into the legality of the UK government's decision to renew arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition that is bombing Yemen: "The government may think that the widespread destruction of schools, hospitals and homes can be dismissed as 'isolated incidents' but we do not."