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
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
This FAQ by Tammy Orr discusses why judicial review is important to CAAT, and why it is important that organisations can bring a judicial review in the UK.
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Saudi Arabia to host the G20 summit this weekend Saudi forces have led a 5 year bombing of Yemen, with arms provided by many G20 countries UK has licensed at least £5.4 billion worth of arms since the bombing began, with the actual level of arms sales being far higher Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT)
CAAT has launched a new legal challenge to stop the sale of UK weapons for use in the war in Yemen. Our action continues until we stop these sales once and for all.