Banned cluster munitions, UN blacklisting and £1bn of explosive weapon sales
Saudi-led bombing in Yemen, and the UK Recent developments and revelations regarding the actions of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen leave the UK government with a number of serious questions to answer about its policies and practice – including regarding... Read more
UK turns back on UN protection of civilians
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
The UK Says It Is a Global Humanitarian Leader, So Why Won’t It Condemn Banned ...
By Thomas Nash Last week at a major international meeting of the treaty banning cluster bombs in Dubrovnik, the UK opposed the unreserved condemnation of use of these banned weapons. This week the UK is hosting weapons manufacturers – including... Read more