"Made By Britain, Dropped By Children": Charity Calls For UK To Stop Selling Weapons

12 September 2017, 07:45

Save The Children are urging the public to campaign to force Britain to stop selling weapons to Saudi Arabia.

A hard-hitting new advert from the charity says: "Even as the UK sends aid to Yemen, British-made bombs are fuelling the conflict."

26 children are among the 39 people killed in apparently unlawful airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen in the last four months, Human Rights Watch have said.

A boy sits on his destroyed house in Yemen
A boy sits on his destroyed house in Yemen. Picture: PA

Save The Children are asking people to call on the government to suspend arms sales in the region.

But former Defence Minister Gerald Howarth told LBC it wouldn't make a difference as Saudi Arabia would simply buy their weapons from someone else.

What do you think? Watch the advert above and then have your say below.

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