The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), an NGO based in London, has initiated the Stop Arming Israel campaign, aimed at halting U.K. weapons sales and purchases to and from Israel, as reported in the Jerusalem Post. The October/November issue of "CAATnews" featured a special report citing Israel’s military operations in Lebanon and Gaza as reasons for establishing an arms embargo. The report tries to negate the legitimacy of these IDF actions saying that Hezbollah was the "the purported target" of Israel’s Lebanese operations and that IDF actions in Gaza are "collective punishment for the armed resistance of a small minority." War on Want and the Israel Committee Against House Demolitions – both long active in anti-Israel demonization political campaigns are partners in the campaign.


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