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.

UK’s asylum policy and Rwanda’s M23 involvement: a troubling contradiction

The UK’s policy of deporting asylum seekers to Rwanda, amidst reports of the latter’s support for M23 rebels and associated human rights abuses, presents a stark ethical dilemma and contradicts the notion of Rwanda as a safe country.

Independent Inquiry relating to Afghanistan: day 3

The Inquiry into allegations of severe war crimes involving a campaign of murder by UK Special Forces in Afghanistan, which was purportedly known and permitted by Senior Officers and the MOD, unravels a harrowing narrative of civilian deaths, potential cover-ups, and an organizational culture that enabled sustained, egregious violations of human rights, with the bereaved families seeking justice amidst institutional obfuscation and delayed inquiries.

UK arms export to Colombia (2012-2022)

This report examines the UK arms export to Colombia 2012-2022

UK arms export to Iran (2012-2022)

This report examines the UK arms export to Iran 2012-2022

Decorated Australian soldier loses defamation case over war crime allegations; implications for UK’s own Special Forces military investigation grow

Decorated Australian soldier Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation lawsuit against three news outlets accusing him of war crimes fails, substantiating some allegations and adding tension to international military collaborations.

UK arms export to Myanmar from 2012 to 2022

This report examines the UK arms export to Myanmar from 2012 to 2022

UK arms exports to Pakistan (2012-2022)

This report examines the UK arms exports to Pakistan from 2012 to 2022

UK arms exports to Sri Lanka (2012-2022)

This report examines the UK arms export to Sri Lanka 2012-2022

Urgent investigation needed as fighting takes heavy toll on civilians in Las Anod, Somaliland

Amnesty International reports indiscriminate attacks causing civilian casualties and displacement in Las Anod, Somaliland, and calls for an independent investigation, accountability, and access to humanitarian aid amid a crisis compounded by drought.

UK arms export to Sudan (2012-2022)

This report examines the UK arms export to Sudan 2012-2022

UK arms exports to Turkmenistan (2012-2022)

This report examines the UK arms export to Turkmenistan 2012-2022