Campaign Against Arms Trade

Campaign Against Arms Trade

Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) is a UK-based organisation working to end the international arms trade. The arms business has a devastating impact on human rights and security, and damages economic development. Large scale military procurement and arms exports only reinforce a militaristic approach to international problems. www.caat.org.uk

11.04.2016

London: Trial begins for activists accused of disrupting world’s largest arms fair

London: Trial begins for activists accused of disrupting world’s largest arms fair

This morning eight campaigners will stand trial at Stratford Magistrates Court for blocking the road and stopping tanks and weaponry from entering Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI), one of the world’s biggest arms fairs, when it was in London last September. The trial is expected to last five days. »

25.03.2016

One year on, and the UK is still complicit in the destruction of Yemen

The Saudi-led bombing of Yemen has created a humanitarian catastrophe UK has licensed over £2.8 billion of arms to Saudi Arabia since the bombing began Campaign Against Arms Trade has began legal action against arms exports to the Saudi regime The early hours of March 26 will make it a… »

11.03.2016

Formal legal proceedings begin against UK government over arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Formal legal proceedings begin against UK government over arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Law firm Leigh Day, representing Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), has begun formal legal action in the High Court to challenge the government’s decision to export arms to Saudi Arabia. This follows increasing evidence that Saudi forces are violating international humanitarian law (IHL) in Yemen. If permission for the judicial… »

04.11.2015

UK government must end arms sales and political support for Egypt’s General Sisi

UK government must end arms sales and political support for Egypt’s General Sisi

As Egyptian autocrat General Sisi arrives in London, Campaign Against Arms Trade has called for the UK government to end arms sales to his regime and stop the political support that bolsters it. Andrew Smith of Campaign Against Arms Trade said: The Sisi government has an appalling human rights record. »

13.10.2015

UK government licensed almost £4 billion of arms to Saudi Arabia

UK government licensed almost £4 billion of arms to Saudi Arabia

Licences included fighter jets, military vehicles and targeting equipment 62% of UK adults oppose arms sales to Saudi regime, with only 16% supporting The sentencing of Karl Andree, 74, to 350 lashes is yet another reminder of the terrible human rights situation in Saudi Arabia. Recent months have also seen… »

16.09.2015

Stopping the arms fair in London

Stopping the arms fair in London

Part of this email was written to you from inside a body bag outside the Cutty Sark. We were there to get in the way of a lavish drinks reception, hosted by arms company BAE Systems to woo delegates to one of the world’s largest arms fairs. Today, the… »

08.06.2015

UK must end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

UK must end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Coalition government licensed £3.8 billion of arms to Saudis UK aircraft are being used in the destruction of Yemen Increase in executions and treatment of Raif Badawi draw international condemnation With the death toll in Yemen passing 2000, and with the punishment of blogger Raid Badawi being upheld, Campaign Against… »

28.01.2014

European arms exports to Middle East reach record high in aftermath of Arab Spring

European arms exports to Middle East reach record high in aftermath of Arab Spring

The publication of the “Fifteenth Annual Report on Control of Exports of Military Technology and Equipment” reveals that in 2012 European Union (EU) countries licensed arms exports valued at €39.9 billion. This included a record €9.7 billion in licensed sales to the Middle East, an increase of… »

16.01.2014

Campaigners call for UK to halt arms exports to Bahrain as Prince Andrew joins sales drive

Campaigners call for UK to halt arms exports to Bahrain as Prince Andrew joins sales drive

Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has called for Prince Andrew to speak out against the government repression taking place in Bahrain and has renewed calls for the UK government to cease all arms exports to the oppressive Bahraini regime. The call comes as Prince Andrew heads to Bahrain to… »

10.05.2013

UK: BAE Systems can’t hide from difficult questions and disruptions

UK: BAE Systems can’t hide from difficult questions and disruptions

Supporters from Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) turned out in force to shame arms giant BAE Systems at their Annual General Meeting AGM), accusing it of supporting repressive regimes through arms sales and unethical business practices. Acute questioning combined with high farce during the two hour meeting culminated in the attempted… »

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