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05 February 2024

War on Gaza: Regional Belgian government suspends arms export licences to Israel

Mera Aladam | Middle East Eye

Belgium's Walloon parliament suspended two licences for gunpowder exports to Israel following pressure from human rights groups

02 February 2024

Israel-Hamas War: “Open letter to Elio Di Rupo: respect for international law begins in Wallonia”

Amnesty International Belgium, the Human Rights League, the National Coordination of Action for Peace and Democracy, Vredesactie

Four major human rights NGOs publish an open letter calling on the Walloon Minister-President Elio Di Rupo to stop arms exports to Israel, amid the conflict in Gaza.

05 November 2020

Are Courts Going to Set a Higher Standard for Human Rights Due Diligence in Arms Exports?

Hans Lammerant (Vredesactie) | First published in IPIS

This article provides a critical overview of the trends in Belgian jurisprudence regarding arms export risk assessment decisions by the government.

16 April 2020

Belgian Arms Exports Halved Due to Court Decision


This article closely analyses Belgian arms exports statistics from 2017 – 2020 to highlight the potential impact and significance of the 9 March 2020 judgement on arms exports to Saudi Arabia.