SA complicit in Yemen war crimes

The Voice of the Cape | 3 March 2021 | Since the outbreak six years ago of regionalised war in Yemen that has resulted in humanitarian crisis, South African arms companies have profited from the sale of weapons to parties central to the conflict.This is according to investigations by NPO Open Secrets.Online for comment is…

Unaccountable Case File 00005: National Conventional Arms Control Committee – handmaiden to human rights abuse?

  ​​This instalment of the unaccountable series focusses on the NCACC’s failure to make the arms industry more transparent and reflective of South Africa’s stated commitment to human rights. Below are the documents cited in this Unaccountable Profile.  South Africa’s arms trade regulator has failed in its mandate to monitor the export of weapons to…

Unaccountable 00005: National Conventional Arms Control Committee – handmaiden to human rights abuse?

Unaccountable 00005: National Conventional Arms Control Committee – handmaiden to human rights abuse? By Caryn Dolley and Zen Mathe South Africa’s arms trade regulator has failed in its mandate to monitor the export of weapons to countries that, among other things, abuse human rights, or wage war against their own citizens. This begs the question,…