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.


26-50 of 33787 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment.
33762 2.2 years ago Susanne Kiriaty Paia, HI , US Stop & help the immigrants & Yemen! Blessings* for all of them! It is winter & it is cold*! Stop talking & take care of all of this! *BLESSINGS* for all of them & all of us!
33761 2.2 years ago Nirshaz Ladha Markham , ON , CA
33760 2.3 years ago Robin Britton Hampton Cove, AL , US Our president refuses to hold them accountable. We must do that ourselves.
33759 2.3 years ago S Miller Canton , OH , US
33758 2.3 years ago Ronald Crawford West Frankfort , IL , US This crime must not go unpunished.
33757 2.3 years ago Wendy Van Allen Bronx , NY , US It’s horrific about Khashoggi and even more evil that they are starving children to death! We should not support or sell arms to the Saudis!
33756 2.3 years ago Raj RAJAGOPALAN Sarasota , FL , US
33755 2.3 years ago K Morgan Peoria, AZ , US
33754 2.3 years ago Teresa Thomason phoenix, AZ , US
33753 2.3 years ago Anonymous Oakland, CA , US
33752 2.3 years ago Luke Jeffery Seattle, WA , US An excellent example of why we need a complete redo of our relationship with the oil monarchy, fundamentalist house of Saud
33751 2.3 years ago Anonymous Tolland, CT , US
33750 2.3 years ago Dan Fittro St Pete Beach, FL , US They also own a large part of Fox News. A source of constant unreliable information.
33749 2.3 years ago Virginia Watson Los Angeles , CA , US
33748 2.3 years ago erik metzger El Sobrante, CA , US
33747 2.3 years ago Toni Brayer Mill valley, CA , US
33746 2.3 years ago Anonymous East Palestine, OH , US
33745 2.3 years ago Patty Perrine Buckhannon, WV , US
33744 2.3 years ago Anonymous Fort Worth, TX , US Our president refuses to hold them accountable. We must do that ourselves.
33743 2.3 years ago Anonymous DAYTON, TX , US
33742 2.3 years ago Shelly Happel Tampa, FL , US
33741 2.3 years ago Robin Simmons Floral Park, NY , US
33740 2.3 years ago Anonymous Frankfort, OH , US This was a cruel & heartless crime against humanity and they deserve to suffer consequences, not be rewarded.
33739 2.3 years ago Tom Kurtz Cedar Rapids , IA , US
33738 2.3 years ago Neil O'Donnell Lancaster, NY , 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