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.
In February 2018 Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland addressed the Human Rights Council in Geneva. She stated: Few issues are as important as those that relate to human rights and freedoms…. We are also in a time in which international humanitarian law has been dangerously challenged. Civilians are being slaughtered and have been the targets of ongoing attacks in […]