Air strikes last night by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni capital Sana’a killed at least 12 people, many of them civilians. The attack came the day after Yemen Data Project released an update revealing a surge in coalition air strikes and civilian casualties in December, with 32 civilians killed and 62 injured.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) today held an “awards ceremony” for the top “Spoilers of Peace” in the war in Yemen, who are doing most to perpetuate the war, cause death and suffering, and obstruct efforts to
Read an excerpt from our nomination of Boris Johnson for the Spoilers of Peace Award 2021 coordinated by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies.
Over the next few months, we will be carrying out a root and branch review of how CAAT operates. During this period, we will be reducing our activity to reflect our current lower capacity. We thank you for your patience and understanding.
CAAT legal challenge granted permission to proceed to High Court
CAAT's legal challenge over the supply of UK weapons for the war in Yemen will now proceed to the High Court.
This March marks six years since Saudi-led forces launched their first attacks on Yemen. Six years of conflict has caused devastation in Yemen. This is six years that shames the UK.
The UK government must now take action to help end this deadly conflict. Every day that this war continues there will be more people killed and more vital services destroyed. The UK must stop its arms sales now, and increase momentum towards peace.
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