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Complaint for complicity in war crimes in Yemen: How could French arms companies be linked to the conflict in Yemen?

27 September 2022 – On 2 June 2022, Sherpa, alongside Mwatana for Human Rights and the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), and with the support of Amnesty International France, filed a complaint before the French courts against three French arms companies, Dassault Aviation, Thales Groupe and MBDA France, calling for the initiation of a criminal investigation for their possible complicity in alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in Yemen.

Who? What? How? Why? To understand our action, Sherpa and its partners look back at this case by answering the most frequently asked questions.

Last modified: 27 September 2022