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Prince Charles’ dance of shame

Prince Charles joined Saudi Arabia's autocratic rulers in a ceremonial sword dance. Saudi Arabia executed more than 70 people last year, mostly by public decapitation with a sword. Image: AFP/Getty This week Prince Charles flew to Saudi Arabia and danced for

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The ‘arms for dictators’ scandal isn’t new. It is cross-party, well-established and has been going on for too long

The British government actively promotes the Eurofighter Typhoon to foreign governments. This scene comes from the Farnborough arms fair in 2012. The fringe issue of arms export criteria became headline news today (17 July),  with The Independent’s splash on an "‘arms for dictators" scandal. A parliamentary

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Arms companies at the Big Bang Fair

Britain's largest science and engineering fair for young people, which took place last month, was sponsored and supported by a total of five major arms companies, including the world's third largest weapons manufacturer, BAE Systems. As part of the deal, the arms companies enjoy a stand at the fair, from which they can promote themselves

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