Canadian veterans demand accountability over medication

Canadian military veterans say they were required to take an antimalarial drug with serious side effects, including brain damage.

by

    A class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of Canadian military veterans has been put on hold.

    The former soldiers say they were required to take an antimalarial drug with serious side effects, including brain damage.

    They blame the Canadian government for a lack of support.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Ottawa, Canada.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    Al Jazeera examines three weeks of war from which both Arabs and Israelis claimed to emerge victorious.