“We are deeply concerned about the worsening treatment of Bahá’ís in Yemen, particularly by the Houthis in Sana’a.“On September 15, a Houthi-controlled court in Sana’a “charged” more than 20 Bahá’ís – most in absentia – with apostasy and espionage..."
“As we mark International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, we solemnly remember all members of the media who were killed just for doing their jobs and all those journalists and their teams who have been threatened, imprisoned or have had other crimes perpetrated against them.“
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on the establishment of a mission of experts to report on allegations of human rights violations and abuses in Chechnya:
Canada congratulates the tens of millions of Brazilians who exercised their democratic rights by casting votes in the presidential election on October 28. Their participation is a testament to the strong democratic convictions of the people of Brazil.
“Today, it was my great honour, on behalf of Canada, to formally notify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Depositary, New Zealand, that Canada has completed the necessary procedures to ratify and implement the Agreement..."
We, Ministers and Heads of Delegation representing a group of like-minded World Trade Organization (WTO) members, met in Ottawa, October 24-25, chaired by the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of International Trade Diversification, to discuss ways to strengthen and modernize the WTO.
On October 22, Cameroon’s Constitutional Council announced that president Paul Biya is the winner of the presidential election. Canada takes note of this result and takes this opportunity to encourage the Cameroonian authorities to continue implementing the necessary reforms to strengthen the electoral legal framework.