Canada not tracking Saudi rights record despite $15-billion arms deal

Canada not tracking Saudi rights record despite $15-billion arms deal

Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs has not done a human rights assessment of Saudi Arabia in the past two years even though Ottawa is brokering a $15-billion arms deal to sell fighting vehicles to Riyadh, a regime with an abysmal record for treatment of women, dissenters and offenders.

By Steven Chase - The Globe and Mail, Ottowa
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