CAAT News Issue 257

CAAT News July - September 2020

  • Arms to Saudi Arabia: The government’s shameful decision to resume new arms export licences for Saudi Arabia.
  • Universities Network: Our much-missed Universities Coordinator Ibtehal reflects on two fantastic years of campaigning.
  • UK arms sales to the US: As US police brutally repress Black Lives Matter protests, the UK continues to supply tear gas and other anti-protest equipment to the US.
  • Racism in the UK: Police brutality and racism is a problem in the UK too. How our networks can be allies to Black Lives Matter.
  • Local Network: Activists celebrate the postponment of the Three Counties Defence & Security Expo. CAAT bids a fond farewell to Kat, and welcomes (back) Kirsten as our new Local Outreach Coordinator.
  • Glasgow University and the Arms Trade: The campaign against Glasgow Uni’s investments in the arms trade. Also, welcome to Emma, our new Scotland Coordinator!
  • Parliamentary update: Parliament has settled into a new routine following the General Election, Brexit and the Labour leadership elections. We are finding out which new MPs are interested in international affairs, including the arms trade.
  • Coronavirus and the Arms Trade: Building Back Better must include shifting jobs from destructive industries like arms and fossil fuels to renewable energy and other sustainable industries.
  • Arms to Israel: Huda Ammori of teh Apartheid Off Campus campaign talks about their efforts to end university complicity with the Israeli occupation.

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