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This primer seeks to inform oversight and advocacy efforts by identifying the relevant sources of US law governing arms transfers, compiling existing human rights protections and oversight mechanisms in these sources of law, and clarifying the authorities of different US government entities.
This opinion addresses the legality under international law of the transfer of conventional arms and related equipment to the parties currently engaged in the conflict in Yemen, in light of the use of arms by the Saudi-UAE Coalition in the commission of international law violations in Yemen.
This legal opinion concludes that the UK Government is acting in breach of its obligations arising under UK law, the EU Common Position on Arms Exports and the Arms Trade Treaty by continuing to authorise arms transfers to Saudi Arabia capable of being used in Yemen.