Saudi Arabia’s state airliner has suspended its direct flights to Toronto after Canada called for the discharge of detained activists for civil society and women’s rights.
The Heart Jap u . s . has additionally frozen all industry and expelled Canada’s ambassador over the “interference”.
Canada has spoke back via announcing it “will proceed to advocate for human rights”.
Those held include the Saudi-American human rights campaigner Samar Badawi, sister of jailed blogger Raif Badawi.
Canada’s International Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland stated she was once “deeply involved” through the diplomat’s expulsion, however brought: “Canada will at all times get up for the safety of human rights, together with women’s rights and freedom of expression around the international.
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Overseas Minister Chrystia Freeland wrote on Twitter on Thursday that she used to be “very alarmed” to be told that Ms Badawi had been detained.
the following day, the Canadian overseas ministry called for the activist’s “immediate free up”.
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