Join with Avaaz to call for an arms embargo

 

What’s happening?

Avaaz and all their supporters have been working hard to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Recently, 740,000 of us signed the petition and targeted MEPs with phone calls and personal messages, and they listened! The European Parliament just voted for an embargo on arms sales to Saudi Arabia. This is an unprecedented statement by European politicians and makes clear weapons should not be sold to Saudi Arabia while the UN claims it may be committing war crimes. Now we need to make sure European states take heed, by continuing to campaign until this deadly trade is ended.

Avaaz’s efforts

They bomb schools, hospitals, even wedding parties. What Saudi Arabia is doing in Yemen is disgusting — and they’re doing it with weapons they buy from Europe, the US, and Canada. Now more than ever, these leaders need to see that people from every corner of the Earth are looking to them to stand up and say “NO” to Saudi Arabia and their atrocities.

Supporting Avaaz

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How you can help

Sign the urgent petition calling for an arms embargo — let’s show the EU champions overwhelming public support.

“To members of the EU Parliament, and leaders of the UK, US, Canada, Germany, France, and all other countries that have arms deals with Saudi Arabia: As concerned citizens from across the globe, we strongly urge you to suspend all arms deals with Saudi Arabia until they end their assaults in Yemen and begin a genuine peace process. With 119 violations of international humanitarian law documented in a recent UN report, it’s unacceptable to look the other way when Saudi Arabia could be using weapons from our countries to indiscriminately bomb civilians.”

https://secure.avaaz.org/en/no_more_saudi_arms_deals_loc/?fpbr

 

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