We can make a real difference. Stopping our military exports will impede Saudi Arabia’s military capacity to continue to wreak havoc in Yemen. It would also be a powerful, tangible, positive demonstration of support for human rights and the rule of law, at a time when they are under global attack.
By ending arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Canada can make a real difference toward genuine accountability in the brutal Khashoggi murder and in impeding Saudi Arabia’s ability to continue its monstrous war in Yemen.
Prime Minister Trudeau has the clear legal authority to cancel the sordid Saudi arms deal in the face of unspeakable human rights abuses. But does he have the moral courage to act?
Add your voice to the nine national peace organizations calling for prompt and decisive action by the Government of Canada to start a long-overdue dialogue in NATO on nuclear disarmament.
The role of oil in global conflicts is rarely, if ever, a part of our public discourse. A new book by John Foster, and his upcoming lecture, will change all that.