We lost our court case against the Government to stop it selling arms to Saudi Arabia – but that doesn’t mean we were wrong

If the ruling is not overturned then it will be regarded by Whitehall and Westminster as giving a green light to continue arming and supporting brutal dictatorships and human rights abusers

The ongoing war in Yemen is often referred to as a ‘forgotten war’. The victims are many, with over 10,000 killed, but their names are rarely shared in the UK and their stories are seldom told.

There have been atrocities committed on all sides of the conflict, but most of the deaths have been caused by the Saudi-led bombing campaign – a bombardment that has been armed, fuelled and supported every step of the way by successive UK governments.

MORE:   http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/saudi-arabia-yemen-campaign-against-the-arms-trade-lost-case-a7833766.html

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