Local and national organisations are uniting to show their opposition to Armed Forces Day, due to be held in Falmouth on 24th June. Groups involved include Campaign Against Arms Trade, the Peace Pledge Union, ForcesWatch, Demilitarise Education, Cornwall Resists and local and national Quaker organisations. All groups say that we should be giving
On 6 June 2023, the High Court delivered its verdict following a judicial review brought by Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) challenging the Government’s decision to renew arms sales to Saudi Arabia. The Court dismissed the grounds for challenge brought by CAAT, finding that the then Secretary of State for International Trade was
New data for UK arms export licences show a record total value of £8.5 billion in SIEL licences, with the majority going to authoritarian regimes.
Sunday 26th March marks eight years since the Saudi-led Coalition’s bombardment of Yemen began, when it launched the aerial campaign “Decisive Storm”. Campaign Against Arms Trade awaits a judgement from the High Court in its second Judicial Review, which took place on 31 January 2023, challenging the UK government’s decision to renew arms
Eight years ago, on 26 March 2015, the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition launched the aerial campaign “Decisive Storm”, escalating the conflict in Yemen and, with it, the suffering of the civilian population. With the upcoming anniversary of the bombardment campaign, 32 organizations are renewing their call to hold European state actors and European arms companies
CAAT's second Judicial Review case against the government over arms sales to Saudi Arabia begins on Tuesday 31st January.
CAAT has released a report analysing UK arms exports in 2021. The majority of UK arms exports go to human rights abusers.
Saturday Dec 3rd will see campaigners across the UK calling for an end to the war in Yemen, and saying no to UK arms sales.