UK Arms Exports Surge in 2022: an Analysis

Arms exports from the UK surged in 2022, as evidenced today in the Campaign Against Arms Trade’s (CAAT) annual report, raising concerns about its global arms trade involvement.

High Court Dismisses CAAT’s Challenge to UK-Saudi Arms Trade; Yemeni Civilian Lives Continue to Hang in Balance

The UK High Court ruled against the Campaign Against Arms Trade’s (CAAT) judicial review, allowing the UK Government to continue licensing arms sales to Saudi Arabia, despite widespread concerns of humanitarian law violations in Yemen.

Why the UK should stop arming Saudi Arabia

Oxfam report accuses UK of arming Saudi-led coalition in Yemen despite evidence of IHL violations; CAAT lawsuit launched to end arms sales, temporary halt in 2019 overruled in 2020, leading to public criticism and questioning of trade deals vs human rights.