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Human rights groups urge surveillance tech reform

Human rights groups urge surveillance tech reform

Open letter cites examples of abuses of the technology from Mexico, Macedonia, the UAE and Bahrain.

UK’s High Court rules arms sales to Saudi are legal

UK’s High Court rules arms sales to Saudi are legal

‘[C]lear risk that the items might be used in the commission of a serious violation of international humanitarian law,’ not established.

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Iran promises retaliation for new US sanctions

Reciprocal sanctions to come after US lists seven entities and five individuals.

Venezuela sanctions – America ‘will act’ if Maduro passes new constitutional assembly

Developments in Venezuela one part of troubling picture for the US president.

Iranians charged with Vermont hacking

Defendants alleged to have hacked into computers to access controlled software which they attempted to sell to Iran.

Changes to Canada’s Export Control List

Changes in schedules and definitions come into effect at the end of the month.

EU extends sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol; also Russia

Certain existing sanctions are extended to 2018.

UK ECO issues key export control changes

Amendments include several changes to the definitions of certain defence and aerospace items.

Singapore to update its strategic goods control list

Proposed changes bring Singapore’s strategic goods control list up to date with the 2016 Wassenaar Arrangement Munitions List.

Siemens pursues Russian business partner in court over breach of Crimea sanctions

Siemens said that the movement of gas turbines by a customer to Crimea was ‘against its will’.

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