Thank you for every petition you signed, every gift you gave, every action you took part in this year. Here are some of the year’s highlights in our fight together for a more just and peaceful world. Reasons to feel hopeful in 2020 1. CAAT win at the Court of Appeal Campaigners celebrate
Last week, a coalition of European and Yemeni groups, including CAAT, submitted a dossier to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, asking them to investigate European government and arms company officials for potentially aiding and abetting war crimes in Yemen. Saudi Arabia and their coalition partners have been bombing civilians in Yemen
The Three Counties Defence and Security Arms fair in Malvern in July hosted some of the world's biggest manufacturers of weaponry, including BAE Systems and Thales. This is business at a massive cost - a human, environmental, and social disaster. But local activists were there to challenge it. If you're a Malvern local and interested
Increasingly, arms companies are sponsoring public events and spaces in order to boost their profiles and increase their profits. This has caused artists and performers to take action and demand better. In this blog, a member of the Protest Stencil art collective explains why they removed their work from the Science Museum in London.
In the last few minutes the Court of Appeal has ruled that UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen are unlawful. Activists celebrate outside the Royal Courts of Justice as the verdict is announced. Credit: Darren Johnson The Court of Appeal concluded that it was ‘irrational and therefore unlawful’ for the
Photo by Alan Wilson. Every year, CAAT activists attend the Annual General Meeting of the UK’s biggest arms company, BAE Systems. We do this so that we can challenge the Board face to face and expose the hypocrisy and greed at the heart of the arms trade. One campaigner who attended this year was Arabian
Today CAAT was at the Court of Appeal, challenging the Government's decision to continue allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen.
New SIPRI arms transfers data shows small overall increase in global trade, but huge increase in sales to the Middle East. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) yesterday releasedits latest data on the global