British pension funds’ investments in Saudi war on Yemen

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This 14 August 2018 video says about itself:

Yemen is this generation’s Vietnam’ – analyst as US bomb pieces found at site of bus airstrike

Thousands gathered in Yemen on Monday to mourn and bury dozens of children killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a school bus. The incident caused outrage and was condemned around the world.

Read more here.

While Dutch pension funds recently stopped investments in nuclear weapons, tobacco and other iffy corporations … there are still problems elsewhere.

By Ceren Sagir in Britain:

Thursday, January 10, 2019

British councils have invested £566m of workers’ pensions in Saudi-linked arms companies

LOCAL authorities have invested £566 million of council workers’ pension funds into arms companies implicated in Saudi Arabia’s military offensive in Yemen.

Council pension funds have sizeable shareholdings in BAE Systems, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman

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