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How Britain sells tear gas to dictators

How Britain sells tear gas to dictators The British government has authorised sales of tear gas to several repressive states over more than a decade, new research reveals.

Thousands say no to arms fairs in Liverpool and London

Thousands say no to arms fairs in Liverpool and London Anger against the 'jamborees of death' confronts the weapons merchants

British government report into human rights tries to whitewash its allies’ crimes

British government report into human rights tries to whitewash its allies’ crimes The Tories, who enable the abuse of human rights, pretend they are freedom's champion

US paramilitary training for Khashoggi assassins

US paramilitary training for Khashoggi assassins Four Saudis who participated in the 2018 killing of columnist Jamal Khashoggi received paramilitary ­training in the United States the ­previous year under a contract approved by the US State Department.

The truth behind the Khashoggi killing

The truth behind the Khashoggi killing The Dissident is the true story of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi Arabian journalist who walked into his country’s consul in Istanbul and disappeared.

Why Britain assists the crimes of Saudi Arabia

Why Britain assists the crimes of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia continues to wage a brutal, yet profitable war in Yemen. Nick Clark explains the role of western imperialism

The Troublemaker—Tories criminalise Travellers who have no place to go

18 January 2021
Travellers will bear the brunt of a new discriminatory law from the Tories.

The Troublemaker —council votes to review construction of Margaret Thatcher statue

11 January 2021
Previously, South Kesteven district council had agreed to fund the event, due to be held in Grantham, Lincolnshire, this year.

Tories will restart arms sales to murderous regime in Saudi Arabia

08 July 2020
The Tory government is to resume selling arms to Saudi Arabia—now in its fifth year of a devastating war on Yemen—despite a court ruling that such sales were unlawful.

Perfect Candidate is a film that challenges stereotypes

16 March 2020
The Perfect Candidate is a political fable with a kick. It tells the story of Maryam (Mila Al-Zahrani), a doctor living in Saudi Arabia who finds herself accidentally running for the local council.

Britain backs war crimes in Yemen after 32 killed in raid

18 February 2020
Saudi Arabian airstrikes killed at least 32 civilians last Saturday in brutal revenge for a military setback.

No more wars over oil

17 September 2019
Saudi Arabia and the US are driving closer to war with Iran, following drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil plants last Saturday.

Warmongers to descend on London ‘festival of violence’

27 August 2019
Representatives of some of the world’s most brutal regimes are set to descend on London next week.

British arms found in Yemen show up links between Tories and Saudi Arabia

20 August 2019
More evidence of Britain’s role in Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen was uncovered this week.

Letters—Oxford Union has helped to legitimise far right bigotry

27 November 2018
The Oxford Union, a posh private debating club for Oxford University students, invited far right guru Steve Bannon to speak a fortnight ago.

Oil is an incentive in the US and Saudi relationship

27 November 2018
The recent see-sawing of the oil price has a lot more to do with politics—particularly geopolitical competition among states—than economics

British-backed war on Yemen kills 85,000 children

21 November 2018
Some 85,000 children in Yemen under the age of five have are thought to have died of hunger or disease in the last three years

Tory hypocrisy over famine in Yemen

13 November 2018
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called on Saudi Arabia to “stop famine and cholera intensifying” in Yemen ahead of meeting with the country’s rulers this week.

Murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi shows up a brutal regime

28 October 2018
Arabian activist Ameen Nemer tells Socialist Worker how a journalist’s murder will shine a light on the regime’s brutality

Khashoggi killing lifts lid on a murky world

23 October 2018
W ith every new detail that emerges, the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi seems as desperate as it was gruesome.

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