17 septembrie 2019

Britain continues to aid Saudi war effort in Yemen


As the brutal war in Yemen grinds on, the British government has just admitted that it has breached an arms sales ban to Saudi Arabia.The International Trade Secretary, Liz Truss, was forced to apologise to court for two breaches of a pledge not to license military-related exports to Saudi Arabia that could be used in the War on Yemen.In late June the court of appeal ruled arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful and accused ministers of ignoring whether airstrikes that killed civilians in Yemen [...]