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London's Attempt To Revive Saudi Arms Deal Ruled Unlawful Due To Yemen Catastrophe

WorldNews Monday, 8 July 2019 ()
London's Attempt To Revive Saudi Arms Deal Ruled Unlawful Due To Yemen CatastropheThe British government applied to continue arms sales to Saudi Arabia even though the Court of Appeal issued a ruling which called the sales unlawful on Monday, according to The Guardian. Ministers are trying to stay the ruling from last month in the ongoing legal battle over weapons which human rights workers say have led to catastrophes in the Yemen civil war. If the stay is granted, the government would continue licensing arms sales to Saudi and its partners in the Middle East until the outcome of its appeal. The government said 57 applications for export licenses were under consideration at the time of the Court of Appeal ruling, and 295 already in place to Saudi Arabia. But the Campaign...
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