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 33650 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment.
33650 3 weeks ago Anonymous Trenton, NJ , US
33649 3 weeks ago Megan Rubino Rockaway Park, NY , US
33648 3 weeks ago Volker Schmid Wolfschlugen, ot , DE
33647 1 month ago anne petersson new york, NY , US
33646 2 months ago Kerry Connolly ot , GB
33645 2 months ago Arlene Forwand Huntington, NY , US
33644 2 months ago Clifford Weiler Westfield, IN , US
33643 3 months ago Dennis DeMarinis New Bedford, MA , US
33642 3 months ago Jack Montgomery AL , US
33641 3 months ago Steve Bannon VA , US
33640 3 months ago Anonymous Ozone Park, NY , US
33639 3 months ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
33638 3 months 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 4 months ago Ivan Bailen Louisville, KY , US
33636 4 months ago joe prebeg Madison, WI , US End all war!
33635 4 months ago Erandy Ramirez Mexico City, ot , MX
33634 4 months ago E Wheeler Greenfield, MA , US
33633 4 months ago Stephen Greene Medford, OR , US
33632 4 months ago Anonymous Miami, FL , US
33631 5 months ago Anonymous Dowagiac, MI , US Please stop sending weapons to Syria and the Middle East. Please.
33630 5 months ago Jill Schreckengost Stratford, CT , US
33629 5 months ago Teresa Wright Devizes, ot , GB
33628 5 months ago Mary Caroline Palmer Boston, MA , US
33627 5 months ago Kathy Hazen Burien, WA , US
33626 5 months ago James Hazeltine Blackburn, ot , 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