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19 August 2009

al Jazeera

The British government should do more to ensure UK arms exports are not used against civilians in conflict zones, an influential group of legislators in the country has said. The Committees on Arms Export Controls has called for closer scrutiny of export licences after confirmation by the UK government that Israeli weapons systems, used in the Gaza conflict, almost certainly contained British-built components. The annual report from the group, which is made up of... (

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