ALERT – 4 years of war in Yemen: 25 Yemeni and global NGOs call on Germany to extend its moratorium on arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Posted by: on Mar 27, 2019 | No Comments

HI, along with other organizations working to protect civilians in armed conflict, addressed a joint letter to the German Chancellor.

As we are marking four years of conflict in Yemen, the signatories are urging the German Government to renew the suspension of export licenses for arms transfers to Saudi Arabia for use in the conflict in Yemen. This decision would be consistent with Germany’s legal obligations and would align the country with a growing number of its European neighbours.

Read below the full letter in English, available here in French.

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