Arms sales
West Asian countries are buying more arms: SIPRI report

In today’s episode, we take a look at the latest SIPRI report on the rise of arms imports by certain west Asian countries, the march in Australia protesting violence on women, the imposition of fresh sanctions on Syria and the developments in the Breonna Taylor case

Arms sales Renewed global pressure to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia and UAE

More than 90 human rights and anti-war organizations wrote a letter to the US president demanding cancellation of billions of dollars of arms sales to the two countries on the day that the European Parliament adopted a resolution asking member countries to do the same

US ends support to Saudi war in Yemen Anti-war activists welcome US decision to end support for offensive operations in war on Yemen

Joe Biden has however emphasized that his administration will continue its support to Saudi Arabia’s defense and protect its sovereignty. Several activists have expressed apprehensions that this may become a justification for future aggression

UK-Saudi arms sale UK to resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia despite concerns on Yemen

The UK has supplied Saudi Arabia with at least 5.3 million British pounds worth of arms and ammunition since March 2015, when the Saudi-led coalition decided to militarily intervene in Yemen

UK arms sales to Israel UK continued arms sales to Israel during Gaza massacres last year: report

The UK sold arms worth USD 18 million from March 30, 2018 till the end of the year, according to a report by Campaign Against Arms Trade

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