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Below is perhaps the most enjoyable verbal exchange we’ve seen concerning the ongoing horror in Syria, which admittedly is not a very amusing subject to speak about.
Little children should not be drawing missiles and corpses. When I met Yemeni girls and boys in a sandy, sun-scorched refugee camp in the horn of Africa, the pictures they had drawn chilled me. One depicted aeroplanes raining missiles down on houses; there were frowning corpses in crudely drawn puddles of blood, a weeping child beside them. These were horrors they had suffered – and they suffered them, in part, because of the role of Britain’s government.
The smog that enveloped the dishevelled, battle scarred, buildings of this ancient, Aleppo City, lent an eerie aspect to the devastation that greeted us as we picked our way through the debris of the last battles for the freedom of this, UNESCO World Heritage Site, city.
Saudi Arabia is the UK’s biggest arms customer and most shameful relationship. One of the world’s most authoritarian regimes, its repression at home and aggression abroad is propped up and supported by UK arms sales.
The UK has continued to support Saudi air strikes in Yemen and provide arms despite strong evidence that war crimes may have been committed. The high Court has ruled that CAAT can take the government’s decision to keep arming Saudi Arabia to a Judicial Review.
Houthi fighters were filmed storming the Saudi Army’s positions, as they eventually broke-past the latter’s defenses and entered the Al-Faridah area.
Over three days in London the High Court will hear a judicial review into UK weapons exports to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen’s war.