Last night the US government announced it is ending support for Saudi-led bombing of Yemen. UK has licensed at least £5.4 billion worth of arms to Saudi forces since war began in 2015, although the real total will be far higher. Saudi-led bombing has created the worst humanitarian crisis in the world Campaign Against Arms
Good news! New reports suggest that the US administration has frozen new arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE. These developments are a real opportunity to influence the UK government too, and end our deadly deals with Saudi Arabia.
Wall Street Journal and others reporting US has frozen pending arms sales to Saudi and UAE US-made weapons have played a key role in the bombing of Yemen, which has created the world’s worst humanitarian crisis US is by far the largest provider of arms to Saudi Arabian forces. UK is second largest seller.
Joe Biden has repeatedly pledged to end US support for the Saudi-led bombing of Yemen US-made weapons have played a key role in the war, which has created the world’s worst humanitarian crisis US is by far the largest provider of arms to Saudi Arabian forces. UK is second largest seller. Campaign
The US and the UK are the biggest arms suppliers to Saudi Arabia, and its attacks on Yemen could not continue without their support. But new US President Joe Biden has repeatedly promised to stop the flow of US arms and end military support. Now is the time to make sure he keeps those promises
The violent crackdown and use of rubber bullets and CS gas on peaceful protesters in the United States has shone a light on the increased militarisation of the police which is happening around the world. As we demand an end to the export of arms of the type used to shut down Black Lives Matter protests,
Last year, as the world unknowingly stood on the brink of the worst international crisis since World War Two in the form of the Coronavirus pandemic, its nations stood very well prepared… for war. According to data published today by SIPRI, world military spending in 2019 amounted to at least $1,917 billion.
The lines between policing, the army and ‘security’ are becoming blurred and 'counter-terrorism' is being used to clampdown on civil liberties. In the US, a coalition has been taking action against the militarisation of police and institutionalised racism by targeting a major arms fair: Urban Shield.