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.


51-75 of 33696 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment.
33646 1 year ago Kerry Connolly ot , GB
33645 1 year ago Arlene Forwand Huntington, NY , US
33644 1 year ago Clifford Weiler Westfield, IN , US
33643 1 year ago Dennis DeMarinis NEW BEDFORD, MA , US
33642 1 year ago Jack Montgomery AL , US
33641 1 year ago Steve Bannon VA , US
33640 1 year ago Anonymous Ozone Park, NY , US
33639 1 year ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
33638 1 year ago Anonymous VOORHEES, NJ , US This precious planet called Earth has been doomed since the beginning of man-unkind, because humans are sooo self-absorbed with their endless and dangerous avariciousness.
33637 1 year ago Ivan Bailen Louisville, KY , US
33636 1 year ago joseph prebeg Madison, WI , US End all war!
33635 1 year ago Erandy Ramirez Mexico City, ot , MX
33634 1 year ago E Wheeler Greenfield, MA , US
33633 1 year ago Stephen Greene Medford, OR , US
33632 1 year ago Anonymous Little Rock, AR , US
33631 1 year ago Anonymous Dowagiac, MI , US Please stop sending weapons to Syria and the Middle East. Please.
33630 1 year ago Jill Schreckengost Stratford, CT , US
33629 1 year ago Teresa Wright Devizes, ot , GB
33628 1 year ago Mary Caroline Palmer Boston, MA , US
33627 1 year ago Kathy Hazen Burien, WA , US
33626 1 year ago James Hazeltine Blackburn, ot , GB
33625 1 year ago Daniel Alva Albuquerque, NM , US
33624 1 year ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
33623 1 year ago Anonymous liverpool, ot , GB Please give urgent attention to this petition about practices which are barbaric and inhumane.
33622 1 year ago Jean Elliott Leominster, HI , GB
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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