Stop selling arms to help Saudi Arabia wage war and reveal its links to extremists, British public urges May

Exclusive: Poll reveals deep unease about Britain’s close relationship with an autocracy embroiled in a devastating war

Britain must end arms sales to Saudi Arabia while the country is accused of the large-scale slaughter of civilians in Yemen’s civil war, Theresa May is urged today.

An overwhelming majority of the public believes it is wrong for Britain to supply billions of pounds of weapons to the kingdom, an exclusive poll for The Independent has found.

Most people also want the Government to release a suppressed report into Saudi Arabia’s funding of Islamist extremism in Britain, even if it damages relations with the key ally.

more:   http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/saudi-arabia-arms-sales-theresa-may-britain-extremist-funding-poll-public-a7843061.html

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