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30 April 2018

Canada’s dual role in Yemen: Arms exports to Saudi Coalition dwarf aid sent to war-torn country

Brendan Kennedy and Michelle Shephard | Toronto Star

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This article considers the broader context of arms sales by Canada to countries involved in the conflict in Yemen, in particular Saudi Arabia, by analysing its export statistics and reporting. It includes critical commentary by civil society actors and academics and particularly speaks to the human impact of unsubstantiated, if not illegal, arms transfers.