PressTV-London protesters blast UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Protesters have rallied outside the Saudi embassy in London against UK’s arms sales to the kingdom, which has been waging a destructive war on Yemen for some three years now.

The demonstration, organized by the UK-based Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) group, featured campaigners expressing their outrage at British profiteering from the ongoing bloodshed which has taken more than 13,500 Yemeni lives so far. 

This picture circulated on Twitter shows protesters rapping the United Kingdom’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia in front of its embassy in London, February 3, 2018.

Ian Pocock, a spokesman for the CAAT, said London was “complicit in the assault on Yemen”, calling on British citizens to protest against the government’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia.  

“They (the UK government) have sold 1.6 billion pounds (over $2 billion) worth of weapons to the Saudi regime since the war began in March 2015, so we want to see the government put…

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