Canada needs to step up its assistance to Yemen, play a leadership role in addressing the humanitarian crisis, says former Liberal justice minister
By Neil MossDec. 20, 2018
Irwin Cotler said intervention by the international community can save 'countless' lives.
Global Affairs Canada said Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has made it clear that Canada is ready to provide support towards a peace effort in Yemen. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
In spite of the $130-million that the Canadian government has set aside to fight the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, more needs to be done, says a former Liberal justice minister and the NDP.
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