Last week I wrote about arms sales to Madagascar, which is finally getting a little attention – but it needs a lot more attention if anything is going to change. If you haven’t heard the details of the story, look up this or . But don’t stop there. The British government has to licence all arms exports on a case by case basis, so they can block them anytime they like.
Here are some things you can do:
- have set up a petition on s.
- Tweet a link to the petition
- Post it on Facebook
- If you’ve got a little more time, write to your MP about this. You can use my letter as a basis for it if you like.
Here are a couple more developments since last week:
of this issue that I didn’t mention, since my post was long enough. Lemur hunting with guns is becoming increasingly common in Madagascar, and Britain has recently exported hundreds of hunting rifles to Madagascar.
The – hopefully not the last.