Oxfam Report Examines U.K. Government Arms Sales To Parties Involved In Yemen War, Humanitarian Aid Provided

The Guardian: Money from arms sales dwarfs aid for Yemen
“Britain has earned eight times more from arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other members of the coalition fighting in Yemen than it has spent on aid to help civilians caught up in the conflict, a report has found. Campaigners have criticized the approach as ‘completely incoherent.’ … Britain has given £770m in food, medicines, and other assistance to civilians in Yemen over the past half decade, the report by Oxfam found, making the country the sixth largest recipient of British aid. But over the same period it has made £6.2bn of arms sales to members of the coalition fighting there, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates…” (Graham-Harrison, 9/7).

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