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Yemen: Government exposed as wilfully ignoring law over Saudi arms sales - Oxfam

Reacting to the use of UK-manufactured arms in Yemen, the joint report by the Business, Innovation and Skills and International Development Committees, and the Foreign Affairs Select Committee report...

Reaction: UK should halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia after leaked report

In reaction to the Parliamentary Committees on Arms Export Controls leaked report on UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia Mark Goldring, Chief Executive of Oxfam GB said: ...

UK arms to Saudi Arabia: Yemen has become a free-fire zone

In reaction to today's debate in Parliament on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and its military action in Yemen Josephine Hutton, Oxfam's Middle East Programme Manager said: "There...

UK government in 'denial and disarray' over treaty it helped create to regulate the arms trade

The UK government has switched from being an enthusiastic backer of the international Arms Trade Treaty into one of the most significant violators, international agency Oxfam will say today at the...

Oxfam statement ahead of Yemen talks in London

Speaking ahead of the London talks amongst the UK, US, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on the Yemen crisis, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive, said: ...

Ferdose, 40, fled Taiz in Yemen when her house was burnt in the war.

Oxfam chief calls Yemen 'Syria without the cameras'

Fact-finding mission reveals depths of suffering ...

Reaction: Reports of UK-manufactured cluster bombs used in Yemen

In response to Amnesty International's report of UK manufactured cluster bombs being used in Yemen, Mark Goldring, Chief Executive of Oxfam GB, said: ...

'Immoral, illegal and incoherent' - UK manufactured arms in Yemen

Government ministers from the Foreign Office, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and the Department for International Development will give evidence to the Arms Export Controls Committee...

Children fill containers with water from a tap amid a water shortage in Sana'a, Yemen

Looming banking crisis in Yemen risks pushing millions into famine

A year of devastating conflict in Yemen compounded by a looming banking crisis risks pushing millions into famine, warns Oxfam today one year on from the escalation of war. ...

MPs call to suspend arms sale to Saudi Arabia: Government cannot turn a blind eye says Oxfam

Reacting to the International Development Committee's letter to the Government regarding the Yemen crisis, and recognising the dire humanitarian and security situation for the people...

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