On the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, Campaign Against Arms Trade continues to condemn the UK’s role in arming repression around the world, including in the USA, and exporting violence and brutality.
By Sam Perlo-Freeman, CAAT Research Coordinator The war in Yemen is a horrific example of how major arms exporters, chiefly the US and UK, have continued to arm countries engaged in a brutal and devastating conflict, namely Saudi Arabia and the UAE. But it is far from the only example, and such policies are not
Although arms fairs are likely to be reduced in (physical) size this year due to Covid, many are still expecting to take place, and so local resistance is building. If you would like to get involved with these campaigns, here is the information you need.
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London CAAT's Neil Devlin investigates pension fund investment in the arms trade by the London Borough of Islington - which is also home to the CAAT office.
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.
Prosperous partners-in-crime: as Government, Industry and Academia toil away to translate UK national security needs into exporting opportunities, do you feel more safe? London CAAT's Nico Edwards argues not in her second blog post of our Security & Policing Arms Fair series.
As this year's Security & Policing arms fair reaches its last day online, our Universities Co-ordinator, Malak Mayet, asks us if Universities really care about their students?