It’s time the UK re-examined its relationship with Saudi Arabia

 

David Cameron receiving medal

The UK and Saudi Arabia have maintained a symbiotic relationship dating back to 1915, built upon arms trading partnerships, joint business ventures and defence intelligence sharing. However, in light of Saudi Arabia’s flagrant abuse of human rights, and its exacerbation of tensions in the Middle East, the UK’s complicity in propping up an authoritarian regime has been called into question.
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Ayotzinapa: 1 year after disappearances, we continue to demand justice

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On September 26 and 27 of 2014, students from the Ayotzinapa College in Guerro state were hijacked on their way to a protest by Mexican municipal police and unidentified gunmen in the southern town of Iguala. Six people were killed in the process, including three bystanders and it is strongly believed the Mexican authorities, including the police and army, were involved in the forced disappearances of 43 students, who remain missing.

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