Arms Trade Treaty

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UK-manufactured arms and harm from explosive weapons in Yemen

March 25, 2016  
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The UK parliament’s Committees on Arms Export Controls (CAEC) is currently holding an inquiry into the use of UK-manufactured arms in the conflict in Yemen. This includes looking at whether “weapons manufactured in the UK have been used by the... Read more

UK turns back on UN protection of civilians

November 5, 2015  
© Philippe Kropf/OCHA

Thomas Nash The UK is set to break with a 15-year tradition by refusing to hold an open debate on the protection of civilians during its presidency of the UN Security Council in November. Its plan to forego an open... Read more

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.

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April 3, 2013

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February 6, 2013

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July 27, 2012

Restarting disarmament

May 4, 2012
Stay on target: UK should lead way in controlling ar...
April 27, 2012
Arms trade fuels violence in Syria
February 14, 2012
NGOs and MPs meet UK Minister on Arms Trade Treaty
February 14, 2012