Against the backdrop of World Children’s Day (November 20), we look at the conflict between Canada’s arms export and humanitarian aid policies, review a little good news in our UN voting on Palestinian rights, and consider how we might help stave off catastrophe in the horn of Africa.
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 […]