Dozens of US Senators Say No Weapons to Saudi Arabia

Human Rights Watch

Cite Concern Over Saudi-Led Coalition’s Possible War Crimes in Yemen

Dozens of US Senators just sent a powerful message to Saudi Arabia: they – unlike President Donald Trump – want to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia, a country that has repeatedly used US weapons in attacks that likely constitute war crimes. Forty-seven senators voted to block a US$510 million weapons deal, meaning it was only three votes short of passing.