We welcome Canada’s long overdue accession to the global Arms Trade Treaty. But it will only be meaningful if it is accompanied by concrete action to end our complicity in the suffering of innocent Yemeni civilians by suspending the export of Canadian-made LAVs to Saudi Arabia.
Continued arming of Saudi Arabia in its brutal war on Yemeni civilians puts in question the values that countless Canadian soldiers believed they were fighting to uphold.
Amnesty International Report highlights role of “hate-filled” Trump rhetoric in fueling global upsurge in politics of demonization.
Omar Khadr was a child soldier illegally interrogated by Canadian agents while detained and tortured by a foreign power.
Many western democracies have parliamentary oversight of arms exports but not Canada.
Let Prime Minister Trudeau know you support robust and ongoing review of Canada’s arms exports through a new parliamentary committee.