By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

UK to suspend arms exports to Israel if Gaza hostilites resume

On 12 August 2014, the UK government announced that some licences for British companies to sell arms to Israel will be suspended if hostilities in Gaza resume. Despite earlier disagreements within the Cabinet over restricting arms sales to Israel, the decision was made after an investigation revealed that twelve UK export licences to Israel cover “components which could be part...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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