UK cuts aid to Yemen by almost half, despite warnings of the worst famine in decades The humanitarian crisis is a direct result of the devastating war in Yemen, in which UK arms are playing a central role The cut comes less than three weeks after new statistics revealed another £1.4 billion of new arms
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
As UK refuses to follow US lead, new figures reveal £1.4 billion worth of arms exports licensed to Saudi Arabia in aftermath of decision to resume arms sales. New figures followed decision to resume arms sales after Court of Appeal ban UK-made arms have played a central role in the Saudi-led destruction of Yemen UK
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
UK has licensed at least £218 million worth of arms to Egypt since the 2011 uprising Licences include small arms, ammunition and armoured vehicles. UK has also provided police and military training Today marks 10 years since ‘day of anger’ that marked start of Egyptian uprising Campaign Against Arms Trade has called
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
UK has provided training to international police forces accused of torture and other abuses In 2019 Police College provided training for forces in Bahrain, Nigeria and Hong Kong, despite ongoing repression Since 2012, Police College has provided training for at least 12 countries listed as ‘human rights priority countries’ by government Campaigners have called for
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."