In today’s episode we take a look at the preliminary results of El Salvador’s elections, the sentencing of Palestinian politician Khalida Jarrar by an Israeli military court, protests in Bangladesh following the custodial death of Mushtaq Ahmed, and cuts to aid for Yemen by the UK government.
International trade secretary Liz Truss admitted that the UK had issued two licenses worth USD 54,000 for radio spare parts and an air cooler for the Royal Saudi Land Forces
The US and UK continue to supply arms and ammunition to the Saudi led grouping responsible for the death of tens of thousands of innocent civilians and the destruction of Yemen
The UK sold arms worth USD 18 million from March 30, 2018 till the end of the year, according to a report by Campaign Against Arms Trade
A British court ruled that arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen are unlawful. Meanwhile, the US senate blocked arms sales to Saudi Arabia and its allies.