Muscat: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on Tuesday regarding the current political situation between Saudi Arabia and Canada.
"Canada will always stand up for the protection of human rights, including women's rights and freedom of expression around the world".
A Saudi Arabian youth organization is apologizing after after posting an image on Twitter appearing to show an Air Canada plane heading toward the CN Tower in a way that is reminiscent of the 9/11 attacks in the U.S. Samar is a vocal campaigner for her brother Raif Badawi, a blogger who was arrested in Saudi Arabia in 2012.
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In the meantime, the Saudi Ministry of Media tweeted they shut down the account until an investigation in the complaints finalised.
Late last week, Canadian officials began publicly pressing the Kingdom to release women's rights activists from around Saudi Arabia, who've been swept up and jailed as Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince, consolidates his power and cracks down on dissenters.
In response, the Saudi government has expelled Canada's ambassador from the country and frozen all new trade with Canada.
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Canada has said it is "gravely concerned" about the arrests and has called for those detained to be released immediately.
Ottawa did not give any ground over the shock expulsion of the envoy, Dennis Horak, with Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland saying Canada would continue to defend human rights around the world. "Canada stands together with the Badawi family in this hard time, and we continue to strongly call for the release of both Raif and Samar Badawi".
According to Thompson Rivers University figures, there are 2,839 global students enrolled, nine per cent of which - 256 - are from Saudi Arabia, which makes up the third-most contingent of students at TRU, behind India (22 per cent; 625 students) and China (30 per cent; 852 students).
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