Saturday, July 20, 2019
HRW urges US to stop arms sale to Bahrain over ‘dismal rights record’
Human Rights Watch has called on the United States to put on hold two planned arms sales to its close ally Bahrain in light of “dismal human rights record” in the tiny Persian Gulf state.
2018/5/25 - 21:35
Analyst: ‘Bin Salman buying his way out of war crimes
Saudi Arabia's crown prince has visited Paris amid public outrage over France's arms sales to the kingdom. The trip came after Mohammed bin Salman’s weeks-long tour of the United States, Britain and Egypt, where he courted business leaders and clinched a host of multi-million dollar deals. President Emmanuel Macron has defended arms sales to Saudi Arabia, noting that Paris fully supports Riyadh’s security.
2018/4/12 - 22:00
Spain urged not to sell arms to Saudis ahead of bin Salman's trip
A coalition of leading rights organizations have urged Spain, the last stop on the Saudi crown prince's international tour, to scrap its planned sale of warships and weapons to the aggressive regime in Riyadh.
2018/4/11 - 19:00
Bin Salman, Macron meet amid calls for end to French arms sales to Saudis
French President Emmanuel Macron hosts a private dinner for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Louvre Museum amid pressure on his administration to halt lucrative weapons sales to Riyadh over its war crimes in Yemen.
2018/4/10 - 18:15