Survivors of 9/11 attack urge Theresa May to release Saudi Arabia terror report she suppressed
Survivors of the 9/11 attacks have written to Prime Minister Theresa May – urging her to make public a British government report into the extent of Saudi Arabia's funding of Islamist extremism in the UK.
The report into the significance of the financing of Islamic extremists in Britain by Saudi Arabia and other nations was commissioned by May's predecessor,
David Cameron, as part of a deal to obtain political support for a parliamentary vote on UK airstrikes on Syria.
Last week, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the report was not being published "because of the volume of personal information it contains and for national security reasons".
Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas suggested the refusal to make public the report was linked to a reluctance to criticise the kingdom, with which Britain has long had close strategic and economic ties.
Now, a group representing US survivors of the 9/11 attacks and the relatives of some of the almost 3,000 people who died, has urged May to seize the chance to release the report, even if
it is not fully complete.
"The UK now has the unique historic opportunity to stop the killing spree of Wahhabism-inspired terrorists by releasing the UK government's report on terrorism financing in the UK which, according to media reports, places Saudi Arabia at its centre of culpability," says the letter, signed by 15 people. AGENCIES