Shortlisted Entries 2019

Category: Outstanding Contribution to Peace

Author: Mohamed Aboelgheit (Egypt)

“The End User: How did western weapons end up in the hands of ISIS and AQAP in Yemen”


ARIJ website - February 28, 2018

International criticism mounts against the bombing campaign in Yemen — but other aircraft attracting less attention and no protest continue to fly vast amounts of weapons into Yemen.

Much of it is supposedly banned by laws and agreements stipulating that the military in the countries importing the weapons are to be the “end user”.

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