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 33682 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment.
33657 7 months ago Thomas Pettitt Goldendale, WA , US
33656 7 months ago Anonymous Moosup, CT , US
33655 7 months ago Gen Agustsson redondo beach, CA , US
33654 7 months ago Anonymous Oxford, MI , US
33653 7 months ago Anonymous Lawrenceburg, TN , US
33652 7 months ago Anonymous IE
33651 8 months ago Greg Cameron Surrey, BC , CA
33650 8 months ago Anonymous Trenton, NJ , US
33649 8 months ago Megan Rubino Rockaway Park, NY , US
33648 9 months ago Volker Schmid Wolfschlugen, ot , DE
33647 9 months ago anne petersson new york, NY , US
33646 10 months ago Kerry Connolly ot , GB
33645 10 months ago Arlene Forwand Huntington, NY , US
33644 10 months ago Clifford Weiler Westfield, IN , US
33643 10 months ago Dennis DeMarinis New Bedford, MA , US
33642 10 months ago Jack Montgomery AL , US
33641 10 months ago Steve Bannon VA , US
33640 11 months ago Anonymous Ozone Park, NY , US
33639 11 months ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
33638 11 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 11 months ago Ivan Bailen Louisville, KY , US
33636 12 months ago joseph prebeg Madison, WI , US End all war!
33635 12 months ago Erandy Ramirez Mexico City, ot , MX
33634 12 months ago E Wheeler Greenfield, MA , US
33633 12 months ago Stephen Greene Medford, OR , 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