Sunday, August 18, 2013

Engulfed by Weapons: Germany under fire as arm exports to Gulf nations triple (VIDEO)

Germany selling billions of Euros worth of weapons to monarchies in the Middle East to suppress their people (VIDEO)

Germany recently came under an avalanche of criticism over a multi-billion dollar arms deals it sealed with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf nations who also have a questionable human rights record. Activists also claim German-made small arms, ammunition and military vehicles were commonly used by Middle Eastern and North African regimes to suppress peaceful demonstrations.

Adam Coogle from Human Rights Watch says that Germany should give up its business ambitions in the Gulf.

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