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Trading Values to Sell Weapons: The Canada-Saudi Relationship

In August 2018, the relationship between Canada and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia appeared to break down in a most public and modern way: over Twitter. This began with mild criticism by Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland…

Britain’s Secret Saudi Military Support Program

By mistake, the U.K. recently revealed the budget size of a multibillion-pound program that it manages to support the royal family’s de facto protection force, which is also active in the devastating war in Yemen, report Matt Kennard and…

Murder And Murderers

Last week, Human Rights First and others hosted a panel discussion on Capitol Hill aimed at keeping the brutal murder of Washington Post journalist and Virginia resident Jamal Khashoggi in the forefront of Americans’ thoughts as the…

Tragic Folly: Supporting Death And Destruction In Yemen

Last year, in the Yemeni village of Dahyan, a Saudi airstrike targeted a bus of schoolboys on a field trip, killing 54. Forty-four were children. The Guardian and CNN identifiedthe munition as an MK-82 (500 lb.) bomb; experts stated it was…