Oxfam report: UK's weak export controls on weapons components raise human rights concerns
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...the [UK] government is applying weaker controls to the export of components, compared to the export of full weapons systems. These double standards allow British-sold weapons components to end up in countries where they could ultimately be used to violate human rights.
Author: Oxfam GB
Every day in our work around the world, Amnesty International UK, IANSA and Oxfam witnesses the abuse of arms which fuels conflict, poverty, and violations of human rights. [refers to companies including Otokar, Land Rover (part of Ford), Vickers Defence Systems (part of Alvis Vickers), Heckler & Koch, MKEK]