News tagged "Saudi Arabia"

UK: Pax Christi UK ‘determined’ to stop arms trade following Campaign Against Arms Trade’s landmark legal challenge

An international Catholic peace movement has said it is “determined” to stop the arms trade by building on a landmark legal challenge that resulted in the UK Government halting new arms export licences to Saudi Arabia...

Germany: Pax Christi Germany says that arms exports to Saudi Arabia must stop

In view of the expiration of the suspension of arms exports to Saudi Arabia, Christine Hoffmann, Pax Christi Germany's general secretary and spokeswoman for the campaign "Stops the arms trade! ", calls on the federal government for an extension of the blockage of arms exports...

Germany: Pax Christi Germany signs onto open letter to Chancellor Merkel on arms exports to Saudi Arabia

On 10 December, Pax Christi Germany joined in sending an ppen letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel. The letter begins by asserting that "everyone has the right to life, freedom and security of the person" as outlined in Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...

Letters to UK and US governments to stop involvement in the Yemen conflict via arms deals with Saudi Arabia

Pax Christi International, together with Pax Christi USA and Pax Christi UK, has sent letters to President Obama and Prime Minister May in which we have voiced our concern about the continuing conflict in Yemen between the government—supported by the Saudi-led coalition—and the Houthis, as well as the US and UK involvement with arms exports to Saudi Arabia...
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