UK sells tear gas and rubber bullets to blacklist regimes


SHAFAQNA – Report said ” The Coalition has approved the sale of £16m of crowd-control and anti-riot equipment, including tear gas and rubber bullets, to countries whose regimes are on its own human-rights blacklist, The Independent can reveal. Newspaper added ” Nine of the countries to receive export approvals – Afghanistan, Bahrain, Colombia, Iraq, Israel, Libya, Pakistan, Russia and Saudi Arabia – feature or have featured on the Foreign Office’s human rights blacklist of “countries of concern” over the past five years.”

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