Stop arming Israel
How the UK is Arming Apartheid
Israeli military and industry sources openly attribute the success of Israeli exports to the weapons and technologies being 'combat proven' in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). This means that when the UK imports Israeli arms, it is helping Israel benefit from unlawful practices.
Despite Whitehall's official controls on arms exports, UK-made arms and military technologies continue to be sold to and used by the occupying Israeli forces. The value of licences awarded for export to Israel amounted to over £40million in 2014 alone.
Importing arms from and selling arms to Israel makes the UK complicit in Israel's continuing violations of human rights and international law.
Read more in our report 'Arming Apartheid'.
Palestine is 'on the brink'
That’s how human rights organisation Al Haq has described the current escalation of violence against Palestinians.
This spike in violence is a stark reflection of the structural conditions which keep Palestinians oppressed and deprived of their rights. Meanwhile, the UK government continues to lend unconditional diplomatic and military support to Israel.
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