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Amnesty International Canada is pushing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to call for a UN investigation into the reported torture and murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey on Oct. 2, calling the government’s response to date “disappointing.” “It has been notable and a bit disappointing that Canada's not been at the forefront of the international response, other governments have been more outspoken,” said Alex Neve, secretary general of Amnesty International Canada,

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Amnesty International Canada calls on Freeland to push for UN investigation into murder of Jamal Khashoggi

By Neil Moss, Samantha Wright Allen      

The NDP and Bloc Québécois have called for Canada to cancel the sale of LAVs to Saudi Arabia in the wake of the reported murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

Amnesty International Canada is calling the Canadian federal government's response to date to the alleged murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'disappointing,' and is urging Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to call for a UN investigation into the matter. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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