Saudi-Canada row: Trudeau stands by human rights call

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insists his country will always speak strongly on human rights.

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    Justin Trudeau insists Canada will always speak strongly in favour of human rights.

    The prime minister was responding to a growing diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia.

    Riyadh has cut new trade, investment and educational agreements after Canada called for the release of jailed political activists.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from Toronto.


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