January 10, 2016

Saudi arms sales are in breach of international law, Britain is told

Government accused over refusal to suspend export licences in wake of strikes on Yemen 

The government has been put on notice that it is in breach of international law for allowing the export of British-made missiles and military equipment to Saudi Arabia that might have been used to kill civilians. Read more.

Guardian

Related,
Britain faces legal action over arms sales to Saudi Arabia - PressTV
UK has sold $8bn of arms to Saudi Arabia in five years: Report - Middle East Eye

UK Helping Saudi's Yemen Campaign - Sky News
Saudi's airstrikes targeting Yemen for more than 9 months - PressTV

Yemen: Coalition Drops Cluster Bombs in Capital - HRW
UK Government urged to reveal its role in getting Saudi Arabia onto UN Human Rights Council - Réseau International

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