Saudi Arabia


Australian Government Remains Quiet On Arms Exports To Saudi Arabia 1

The Australian Government has come under criticism for breaching the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and failing to confront the role its arms exports play in the Yemeni Civil War. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) revealed in February that the federal government had granted an export license and committed more than […]


The United States And Iran: War Hawks Circling

On the 12th of May, four oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. Current reports indicate that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, or forces aligned with them, were responsible for these attacks. This is the latest in a long line of hostile events occurring in the Middle […]


Concerns Regarding U.S. Approval Of Nuclear Power Work In Saudi Arabia 1

On the 28th of March, it was widely reported that the U.S. Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, had approved six secret “Part 810” authorizations. These authorizations were granted to companies which are seeking to sell nuclear power technology and advice to Saudi Arabia. The pursuit of nuclear power by the Saudi […]


Unlawful UK Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia Continue To Fund The War In Yemen, Despite Millions Spent On UK Humanitarian Aid Assistance

The United Kingdom (UK) government continues to trade millions of pounds worth of arms to Saudi Arabia. Since violence broke out in March 2015, the British government has authorized over £4.7 billion of arms exports to Saudi Arabia and a further £860 million to United Arab Emirates (UAE)-led coalition forces. […]


Saudi Arabian Human Rights Abuses Reprimanded By United Nations

In a rare move, dozens of countries have stingingly rebuked Saudi Arabia’s treatment of detained activists, including imprisoned women’s rights campaigners. The statement included all 28 European Union members, as well as many other Western nations, and was issued in this Thursday’s session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. […]