UK revokes dozens of licenses to export arms to Bahrain

Dozens of Bahrain arms licences revoked by UK after review

Dozens of licences for the export of arms to Bahrain have been revoked after a Foreign Office review amid fears over the suppression of protests there.

Some 24 individual licences and 20 open licences for Bahrain were revoked and eight individual licences for Libya.

The Foreign Office said there was no evidence UK equipment had been used in the military crackdown on protesters.

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