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?
London CAAT's Nico Edwards reminds us that the ongoing pandemic has brought to light what the UK government actually means when it talks about 'protecting' the nation and providing ‘security’.
As the annual Security & Policing Arms Fair begins this week - this time online - we launch our series of blog posts and content challenging the organisers' flawed notions of security. London CAAT's Esme Waterfield writes here about drones, borders, and a future being engineered for us by the government.
Bernie Bell, a long-time supporter of CAAT based in Orkney, Scotland, explains what CAAT's Nobel Peace Prize nomination means to her.
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CAAT has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize alongside our partner Mwatana for Human Rights, a grassroots organisation working in Yemen. But what does this mean for our campaigning?
The UK supported repression in Bahrain in 2011 with weapons sales, which continued even after the violent repression of protests. Even though the human rights situation has deteriorated in Bahrain in the decade since, the UK continues to bolster the regime with military and political support.
2021 marks 10 years of citizens’ revolt against autocratic regimes in the Middle East and the latest phase in a long history of the UK manoeuvring in the region to further its own economic and military interests.
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