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On July 28, 2017, Global Affairs Canada issued a statement of concern relating to escalating violence in eastern Saudi Arabia. In the Statement entitled “Canada concerned by escalating tensions in eastern Saudi Arabia”, Global Affairs stated:

“Canada is concerned by the escalating violence in eastern Saudi Arabia, which has resulted in civilian and

Canadian parliamentOn January 24, 2017, the Federal Court of Canada issued its judicial review decision in Daniel Turp v. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, T-462-16.  The Federal Court dismissed an application for judicial review of the decision of the Minister of Foreign Affairs to approve an export permit in respect of the export of General

Gavel and Scales of JusticeOn December 18, 2015, the Federal Court of Canada issued its decision in Master Tech Inc. v. The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (2015 FC 1395). The Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) detained four sets of machinery that Master Tech was exporting to Iran.  As is typical, after the detention, the CBSA