AOAV signs joint letter by civil society organisations to Control Arms Export Committee regarding UK arms to Israel

A coalition of leading civil society organisations have penned a letter to both the Control Arms Export Committee (CAEC) and the Financial Times. The letter addresses the escalating violence in southern Gaza and the UK’s role in supplying arms to Israel.

Surge in arms imports to Europe and US – arms trade race raises concerns over global stability and human rights implications

The SIPRI report highlights a surge in arms imports to Europe and the increasing dominance of the US in the global arms trade, driven by geopolitical tensions, but raises concerns about the impact of arms transfers on regional stability and the need to address underlying issues for lasting peace and stability.