Trudeau defies Saudi Arabia and says Canada will stand up for human rights

Trudeau defies Saudi Arabia and says Canada will stand up for human rightsSaudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir speaks to reporters in Riyadh on 8 August. Justin Trudeau has defied Saudi Arabia’s demand to withdraw Canada’s calls for the release of jailed civil rights activists and insisted that Canada will continue to defend human rights around the world, suggesting that the escalating diplomatic row between the two countries is set to continue.


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