Germany has extended its ban on weapons to Saudi Arabia for another six months. It will take a Trump veto to override the action of the USA Congress to end that country’s role in the Yemen war. When will Canada finally do what is right?
In our Open Letter to the Prime Minister, civil society calls for an end to Canada’s unconscionable support for illegal, coercive measures against Venezuela in favour of impartial conflict resolution.
Large group of NGOs call on Trudeau government to end the export of Canadian-made LAVs to Saudi Arabia. Also get the latest on efforts to tighten domestic gun controls, and find out how IWD 2019 is celebrated around the world.
The utter lack of constructive Canadian engagement is the disturbing theme that unites this week’s roundup of events regarding Venezuela, Saudi arms transfers, increased Russia-USA tensions and Trumpian efforts to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
We call on the Canadian government to re-invigorate dialogue with Iran, prioritize support for the INF Treaty and ensure prompt accession to the global Arms Trade Treaty.
With the U.S. Congress poised to end any American military role in Yemen and most of Canada’s allies having already ended their arms exports to Saudi Arabia, when is Canada finally going to do the right thing?