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)
Campaign Against Arms Trade has urged the government to rethink its priorities following the announcement that it will be increasing the military budget by an extra £16 billion over the next four years. The Ministry of Defence budget is around £40 billion per year, so this represents a 10% increase. Andrew Smith of Campaign
UK forces have provided extensive training for Nigerian police and armed forces, including SARS Nigerian police and military have been linked to violence against protesters UK has licensed £43 million worth of arms to Nigeria since 2015 Campaign Against Arms Trade has called for a review of all UK training that has been provided for the Nigerian police and
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.
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."
Defence agreement between Qatar and UK will deepen military relationship Agreement offers UK base for Qatari air force Since 20105 the UK has licensed at least £540 million worth of arms to Qatar Campaign Against Arms Trade has condemned a new military agreement between the UK and Qatar. The agreement, which was
UK stats show UK was second biggest arms exporter in the world from 2010-2019, with £86 billion worth of arms sales Almost 60% of sales went to the Middle East, with Saudi Arabia being by far the largest buyer UK-made weapons have played a central role in the Saudi-led bombardment of Yemen New figures,
Value of UK arms sales to coalition bombing Yemen is at least 6.5 times higher than value of aid Saudi-led forces are using UK-made fighter jets, bombs and missiles in ongoing bombardment UK Parliament to debate crisis in Yemen later today Ahead of a House of Commons debate later today, Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT)