Press for Conversion #44
April 2001

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Publisher:  Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
Date Written:  01/04/2001
Year Published:  2001  
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Resource Type:  Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number:  CX16154

This annual research report by COAT juxtaposes evidence from a variety of sources to demonstrate Canada's complicity in international war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Abstract:  This annual research report by COAT juxtaposes evidence from a variety of sources to demonstrate Canada's complicity in international war crimes and crimes against humanity. Information presented includes:
(1) military export data from the Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade,
(2) data on wars and armed conflicts that have been fuelled by Canadian military exports,
(3) summaries of human rights abuses (including labour rights violations) committed by governments receiving Canadian military hardware, and
(4) Canadian government promotion of arms bazaars and other foreign "business opportunities."

Case studies examining Canadian military exports and human rights abuses, include:
Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, Indonesia, Israel, Korea (South), Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE and Venezuela.

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