Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

Saudi Arabia freezes trade with Canada after expelling its ambassador

  • 6 August 2018 - 20:27
Saudi Arabia freezes trade with Canada after expelling its ambassador

Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment with Canada and expelled the Canadian ambassador, in a stern gesture of retaliation after Ottawa urged it to free arrested civil society activists. The sudden sharp response to criticism shows the limits of reforms by Saudi Arabia’s 32-year-old...

Canadian Prime Minister: Treatment of migrants in Libya is “abhorrent and despicable”

  • 27 November 2017 - 20:26
Canadian Prime Minister: Treatment of migrants in Libya is “abhorrent and despicable”

Canada has condemned the alleged migrant slave trade taking place in Libya, in a statement issued Monday by the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. The Canadian PM said that targeting of desperate migrants from Africa – vulnerable children, women, and men struggling to find a home and a place of...

Syrian refugees name their son Justin Trudeau in honour of Canadian PM

  • 16 July 2017 - 13:15
Syrian refugees name their son Justin Trudeau in honour of Canadian PM

Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau has met a Syrian baby named in his honour by a refugee couple after they resettled in Canada. Afraa Hajj Hammoud and Mohammed Belal fled Syria in 2016 and now call the Canadian city of Calgary home, according to CBC News. When their son was born in May...

Canadian Alaradi family celebrates one year since the acquittal of their father

  • 30 May 2017 - 12:52
Canadian Alaradi family celebrates one year since the acquittal of their father

In August 2014 Canadian Salim Alaradi was abducted by United Arab Emirates State Security personnel and subjected to enforced disappearance, solitary confinement and torture in a secret prison before being transferred and arbitrarily detained in the Abu Dhabi’s AlWathba prison for a total of 642...