Britain heavily involved in brutal states



Report exposes ‘sheer scope’ of arms sales
THE British government is accused of arming repressive regimes in the Persian Gulf and being complicit in state violence, in a new report published yesterday by campaign group War on Want.
A “murky network” of officials and corporations operating in the region have been integral in training sniper units; selling tear gas, water cannons, crowd control technology and ammunition; and the delivery of covert surveillance technology, according to the report.
More than 6,000 export licences were approved by British ministers to arms companies serving in... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Editorial, Views: 34
Source: Morning Star
Share:
  •  





    News Widget for Webmasters



    Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

    Realtime News

     

    «
    »
    Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
          1 2 3 4
    5 6 7 8 9 10 11
    12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    19 20 21 22 23 24 25
    26 27 28 29 30 31