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Arming Apartheid

July 2015

Our new report, 'Arming Apartheid', details how trading arms with Israel makes the UK complicit in Israel’s continuing violations of human rights and international law. We call on the UK government to implement an immediate two-way arms embargo to end all arms sales to and purchases from Israel.  

Arming Apartheid report (PDF)

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