Beneath a veneer of respectability sits an authoritarian monarchy with little concern for human rights, says Andrew Smith.
Articles by Andrew Smith
The recent Hacking Team leak illustrates the hypocrisy at the heart of the arms trade, writes Andrew Smith.
- July 23, 2015
Andrew Smith decries the two countries’ close relationship, which defies all human rights principles.
- June 24, 2015
Andrew Smith and Kirk Jackson shine a light on German arms manufacturer shady dealings.
- May 27, 2015
And to do that, says Andrew Smith, we have to close the revolving door between arms companies and government.
- April 28, 2015
Andrew Smith and Matthew Burnett-Stuart urge the government to reconsider its spending plans.
- February 23, 2015
New legislation won’t end arms sales to oppressors, but political will can, says Andrew Smith.
- January 30, 2015
Andrew Smith deplores the government’s latest attempts to cosy up to Saudi Arabia.
- November 18, 2014
Andrew Smith explains why one campaigning group is taking legal action against arms sales to Israel.
- October 17, 2014
Andrew Smith decries the close relationship between governments and arms manufacturers.
- September 5, 2014
Andrew Smith speaks to Nicholas Gilby, author, campaigner and winner of a landmark case against the British government.
- July 1, 2014
Andrew Smith witnessed a lesson in evasion, denial and fabrication.
- May 9, 2014
Two years ago today, the UK supported a brutal crackdown against Bahraini citizens. Andrew Smith writes.
- March 14, 2014