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12 September 2023

GLAN and Mwatana Appeal UK Arms Sales to KSA

Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) and Mwatana for Human Rights

This press release discusses GLAN and Mwatana's request to the UK Court of Appeal to appeal against the High Court's recent judgment on the UK government's arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

20 July 2023

Italian-made bombs in deadly airstrike in Yemen

European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)

This press release covers the submission of a complaint against Italy to the European Court of Human Rights, over the use of Italian-made bombs for an airstrike on the village Deir Al-Ḩajārī, Yemen in October 2016.

06 June 2023

Arms Trade Campaigners Defiant After Disappointing High Court Judgement Over Saudi Arabia Arms Sales

Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT)

This press release reflects on the High Court’s judgement to CAAT’s legal challenge to the UK government, over its arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in the war in Yemen.

02 March 2023

Yemenis sue top US defence contractors for 'aiding war crimes'

Umar A Farooq | Middle East Eye

This article provides coverage of the complaint against the US defence contractors Saudi Arabia and UAE military officials, and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin. brought by seven Yemeni nationals.