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    UK role in human rights abuse in the Persian Gulf states


    by PressTV

    The venue was the lecture hall at one of the UK’s most well-known institutions of learning, the subject matter was one that many of those assembled held very close to their hearts – the relationship that exists between Britain and countries in the Persian Gulf. The UK is one of the largest exporters of weapons to the region with key buyers including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. This close relationship has come at great cost to many of the people looking to exercise their rights