Saudi-Canadian Arms Deal and the Question of Human Rights

While on the one hand Canada denounces repeated, systematic human rights abuses perpetrated by the authoritarian government in Saudi Arabia, it remains steadfast in its commitment to provide $15 billion-worth of armored vehicles to Riyadh.

The newly elected government of Justin Trudeau should reevaluate this problematic treaty between Canada and Saudi Arabia in the spirit of the president´s progressive campaign promises to uphold human rights.

To read more about this issue, we invite you to read the following article written by Cesar Jaramillo, the Executive Director of Project Ploughshares:

http://www.therecord.com/opinion-story/6229239-opinion-saudi-arms-deal-will-shape-canada-s-character/

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