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Official statistics, compiled by Campaign Against Arms Trade reveal that the UK government licensed £3.3 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia in the first 12 months of the Saudi-led bombing of Yemen.
The latest official government figures, collated by Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), reveal that the UK approved £2.8 billion worth of arms sales to Saudi Arabia since the bombing of Yemen began.
In the year since the Saudi-led bombardment of Yemen began, thousands of Yemeni civilians have died and millions have been left without access to vital infrastructure, clean water or electricity.
Campaign Against Arms Trade has called on the government to ensure that weapons supplied by UK companies are not used in Saudi led air-strikes on Yemen.
New government figures collated by CAAT show that the UK approved £7 million worth of military licences to Israel during the six months prior to the recent bombing of Gaza.
Campaign Against Arms Trade has instructed law firm Leigh Day to pursue an application for judicial review over the UK government's refusal to revoke arms export licences to Israel.
Campaign Against Arms Trade has called on the UK government to end the sale of tear-gas to the government in Hong Kong, following its use against pro-democracy protestors.
As hostilities in Gaza and Israel resumed after the collapse of the ceasefire earlier this week, Amnesty International has renewed its call on the UK government to suspend all arms export licences for Israel.
The UK Government is being threatened with legal action unless it stops sending arms to Israel and conducts a review of its current arms export licences.
Campaign Against Arms Trade has condemned the UK government's response to its own review of licensed exports to Israel.
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