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UK Parliament Committee report slams arms sales to repressive regimes

July 17, 2013  No comments
UK Parliament Committee report slams arms sales to repressive regimes

The UK government must urgently explain why it is issuing licences for the sale of lethal weapons to repressive regimes including those on its own list of countries of human rights concern, the Control Arms UK[1] said today.

Media Advisory: Killer Robots debate in UK Parliament on 17 June

June 14, 2013  No comments
Media Advisory: Killer Robots debate in UK Parliament on 17 June

On 17 June, there will be a parliamentary debate on killer robots or ‘lethal autonomous robotics’ in the House of Commons with a Minister from Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the main chamber of the House of Commons. The debating MP is Nia Griffiths.

UK out of step with international debate on killer robots

May 30, 2013  No comments
Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

(London, 30 May 2013) The UK appeared isolated today during the first international debate on fully autonomous weapons, which took place at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Reacting to a report on ‘lethal autonomous robotics’ by the... Read more

Campaigners say UK rejection of killer robots is not yet watertight

April 23, 2013  No comments
Campaigners say UK rejection of killer robots is not yet watertight

Campaign to Stop Killer Robots launched in London (London, 23 April 2013), The UK government must make its rejection of fully autonomous weapons watertight says Article 36, a British organisation that is hosting the launch of the new international “Campaign... Read more

Media Advisory: Campaign to Ban Killer Robots Launch...

April 11, 2013

UK to snub discussions on humanitarian consequences ...

February 27, 2013

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December 3, 2012
Progress in banning cluster bombs shows protection o...
September 6, 2012
UK must tackle bombing in populated areas at UN Secu...
March 27, 2012
Campaigners urge UK to lead world in fight against l...
March 1, 2012
Arms trade fuels violence in Syria
February 14, 2012
Campaigners call on UK to resist US bid for ‘licen...
November 22, 2011
Press Release: Concerns over UK approach to propose...
November 7, 2011
UK government should stop banks financing cluster bo...
May 25, 2011