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01 April 2018

European Responsibility for War Crimes in Yemen – Complicity of RWM Italia and Italian Arms Export Authority?

European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)

Read the case report here

This case report from one of the claimants provides a detailed and comprehensive overview and analysis of the Italian legal challenge. This includes an overview of the background of the case, the main arguments of the claimants as well as, critically, how Italian arms exports fit into the wider context of the Saudi-led military coalition’s involvement in armed conflict in Yemen, and the role of European states in this context.