Stop Supporting – and Start Punishing – Saudi Arabia

Four reasons to take action against Saudi Arabia:

  1. Saudi Arabia buys huge amounts of U.S. and European weaponry, which it uses to slaughter civilians in Yemen, including bombing a hospital, and to repress democracy at home and in neighboring Bahrain.
  2. Saudi Arabia sells huge amounts of fossil fuels to the United States and other nations, which they use to render the earth's climate uninhabitable.
  3. Saudi Arabia is the leading source of funding for violent groups terrorizing the Middle East, as well as the attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001.
  4. Saudi Arabia brutally oppresses its own people, including beheading pro-democracy activists.

Western powers have generally seen points 1 and 2 above as positive -- so positive in fact as to require ignoring points 3 and 4. It is time we changed this perspective. Please sign the petition below.

We call on the governments of the world to stop providing Saudi Arabia with weaponry, and to boycott, divest from, and implement sanctions against that country until the Saudi government ends its military aggression and abuse of human rights.


1-25 of 33682 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment.
33682 1 week ago Stephanie Christoff White Plains, NY , US
33681 1 month ago Bassam Imam Montreal , QC , CA GOD-Willing the Saudi Regime Will Collapse Very Soon, and then Will be Replaced by a Much Better Regime.
33680 1 month ago Dave Miller Stewartsville, NJ , US We need to get the world in order!
33679 1 month ago Karlos Vasak New Brunswick, NJ , US Nations that consider themselves sovereign should stop recognizing Saudi Arabia as such for their war crimes and crimes against humanity, the latest of which is the recognition of a robot as a citiz...
33678 1 month ago Anonymous Englewood cliffs , NJ , US
33677 3 months ago Gwendolyn Debrow Ozone Park, NY , US
33676 3 months ago Anita Rosenblithe New York, NY , US I just saw Democracy Now and learned that a US-made bomb supplied to Saudi Arabia just killed civilians. I also discovered that the US is scheduled to send millions of more dollars for weapons to Sa...
33675 3 months ago Kay Binder US The country whose representative was quoted today as proclaiming that women are half as intelligent as men! Some "friends" we have!
33674 3 months ago Scott Harris Trumbull, CT , US It should be a criminal offense to offer aid and training to a nation that supports terrorism and terrorist groups, Saudi Arabia being among the worst offenders in the world today.
33673 3 months ago Yann (Jan) van Heurck Madison, CT , US
33672 4 months ago Carryl Sorene London, ot , GB
33671 5 months ago Anonymous Houston , TX , US
33670 5 months ago Kathryn Little Cleveland , OH , US
33669 5 months ago Anonymous Bethlehem, PA , US
33668 6 months ago Anonymous Alpine, CA , US End ties with Saudi Arabia and Israel
33667 6 months ago James Rooney Mandurang South, ot , AU
33666 6 months ago Ella Husain London, GB The Saudis are the worst oppressors of humanity and democracy that the world has recently seen. They buy western leaders and politicians with their blood money, while killing and raping their own wo...
33665 6 months ago Anonymous Düsseldorf, ot , DE
33664 6 months ago Teresa Kohl Manteno, IL , US
33663 6 months ago Annette Ahlander Albuquerque, NM , US We never should have sold our souls for their oil in the first place. This is effectively what we've done.
33662 6 months ago Anonymous Canton, MA , US
33661 6 months ago Thomas Askjellerud Vestby, Norway, ot , NO
33660 6 months ago Don LaSchiava Tucson, AZ , US America has NO BUSINESS supporting Saudi Arabia's Holy War; most especially a war committing horrific war crimes!
33659 6 months ago Glen Young Yonkers, NY , US
33658 6 months ago Heather Skrzypiec Parma, OH , US
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Background:
1. Defense News: Saudi, UAE Influence Grows With Purchases
2. International Business Times: Clinton Foundation Donors Got Weapons Deals From Hillary Clinton's State Department
3. BBC: Yemen conflict: MSF hospital destroyed by air strikes
4. Associated Press: An Intolerable Unimaginable Heat Forecast for Persian Gulf
5. New York Times: Claims Against Saudis Cast New Light on Secret Pages of 9/11 Report
6. Reader Supported News: Saudi Arabia Has No Business Chairing the UN Human Rights Council