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Amnesty International confirmed on Tuesday that the Supreme Court in London rejected a lawsuit demanding to stop the export of arms to Saudi Arabia is a setback could be fatal for Yemeni civilians.
The agency quoted Tasnim Iran in the news I followed the agency / information / head of arms control and human rights at Amnesty International, James Lynch was quoted as saying that "the rejection of the lawsuit disappointing, gives the green light to British authorities and possibly other suppliers of arms to Saudi Arabia to continue to allow the transfer of arms to Saudi Arabia, despite the obvious risks on the commission of violations in Yemen. "
He added that "Britain and other countries to stop the supply of arms to Saudi Arabia because Britain risked aiding and abetting to commit atrocious crimes against civilians in Yemen."
The international human rights organizations, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch and Human Rights Watch, filed memoranda to the British court during the judicial review of the deal to sell arms to Saudi Arabia, while Lynch noted that "the judgment to dismiss the case constitutes a fatal blow to the Yemenis who are being attacked by coalition forces the Saudi-backed aggression and weapons manufactured in Britain. " Finished / z 25