Citizen Action Monitor

OTTAWA COMPLICIT? — Horrendous impact of US sanctions on economy and health of Venezuelans

Washington boasts about hardship they have caused — By UN definition, it’s “genocide,” alleges The Lancet. No 2481 Posted by fw, June 17, 2019 “Since 2014, 43 unilateral, coercive measures … Continue reading

June 17, 2019

Trudeau critical of human rights violations in Venezuela, but ignores outrages of Lima Group members

Members Colombia and Brazil routinely violate human rights in their own countries, claims Amnesty International. No 2440 Posted by fw, February 25, 2019 “As Lima Group members Columbia and Brazil … Continue reading

February 25, 2019

Trudeau’s hypocritical human rights grandstanding sparks Saudi reprisals

Trudeau invoked “human rights” to justify Canada’s violent imperialist military interventions around the globe. No 2350 Posted by fw, August 12, 2018 “Riyadh’s aggressive response to Canada’s diplomatic slap-on-the-wrist reflects … Continue reading

August 12, 2018

Chinese incident exposes Trudeau/Dion’s hypocritical double standard over human rights concerns

Quick to be ‘vocal’ with China about human rights, but wilfully silent about decades of Israel’s flagrant violations of Palestinians’ human rights. No 1692 Posted by fw, June 4, 2016 According … Continue reading

June 4, 2016

Saudis need not worry – “no state has the moral authority or will to attack this butchery”, and…

…that includes Canada, the whole of the EU, and the US, all fawning recipients of Saudi largesse. No 1558 Posted by fw, January 5, 2016 “There is, however, one little … Continue reading

January 5, 2016

Why was Foreign Affairs Minister Dion’s response to Saudi’s mass executions so lamentably lame?

Interviews with three experts by US alternative news source may provide some answers. No 1557 Posted by fw, January 4, 2016 Here is a copy of yesterday’s news release on … Continue reading

January 4, 2016

PM Trudeau says Saudi arms deal stands; Minister Dion tip-toes around human rights concerns with Saudi peer

Did lucrative deal mute stronger expressions of moral and ethical condemnation of Saudi HR abuses? No 1546 Posted by fw, December 19, 2015 ***** “Look, everyone of us knows from … Continue reading

December 19, 2015

My open letter to prime minister designate Justin Trudeau – Cancel Canada’s secretive arms deal with Saudi Arabia

End Canada’s morally blind allegiance with a state guilty of barbarous human rights violations and war crimes No 1489 Posted by fw, October 25, 2015 Here is a first draft … Continue reading

October 25, 2015

Shameful arms deal with despotic Saudi Arabia violates Canada’s export control rules

By willfully ignoring the rules, Canada’s party and union leaders exposed as hypocrites No 1480 Posted by fw, October 15, 2015 “The arms deal, which was secured thanks to strong … Continue reading

October 15, 2015

Tribunal provides opportunity for victims of corporate violations to be heard and to demand justice

Eight transnational corporations on trial today (June 23) for human rights violations No 1081 Posted by fw, June 23, 2014 “The Tribunal will examine cases that confirm that the United … Continue reading

June 23, 2014