Tag: arms trade
Kate Bradley reports on recent Palestine campaigning in Greater Manchester, where campaigners defeated the University of Manchester over censorship and occupied the Elbit arms factory in Oldham.
Permanent crisis in the Middle East and North Africa is presented as inevitable, intractable, and rooted in ‘backward’ cultures. The British state and other powers sustain oppression and bloodshed in the region, exporting arms to Saudi Arabia and other powers such as Israel and Turkey. British arms are at the forefront of the Saudi state’s war in Yemen and the repression of Sudanese revolutionaries by the Saudi-backed Transitional Military Council.