Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

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Enough is Enough: States Must Stop Arms Transfers Fuelling Yemen Conflict

All States should immediately cease any ongoing arms transfers to the warring parties in Yemen. The world’s indifference, and complicity, must come to an end.

At sunset a convoy of Canadian Light Armored Vehicles over-watches the area near Khadan Village, Afghanistan, Jan. 25. February 18

Why Ottawa’s justification of the Saudi deal is not enough

The growing number of red flags around the $15-billion arms deal should compel the Canadian government to come clean on the human rights implications of the military exports contract.   By Cesar Jaramillo, Executive Director of Project Ploughshares .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   […]

Canada_Parliament_Buildings January 22

Sweet contradictions: Canada’s arms deal with Saudi Arabia

More can be done from this country with a proud past and proven ability to use soft power to achieve change in the world.

FIFA and arms dealers corrupting beautiful game June 16

FIFA and Arms Dealers Corrupting the Beautiful Game

Written by Martin Butcher, Policy Advisor on Arms and Conflict at Oxfam International I was angry as I sat down to watch the sublime skills of Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team mates in the Champions League Final, knowing that football and my work on the arms trade had become linked in the corruption row bringing […]