SUCCESS: Freedom Forward and a global coalition of organizations organized a successful boycott of Saudi Arabia as host of the 2020 G20 summit of world leaders. Our goal is to end Western support for this brutal dictatorship and to push the Saudi monarchy to end its human rights crimes.
- US Congress: 45 Members of Congress urged the U.S. to drop out of the Saudi G20: Press conference, Rep. Jan Schakowsky’s statement, and Ms. Magazine story.
- European Parliament: 413 Members of the European Parliament called on European Union leaders to downgrade the EU representation at the G20 summit: DW (Germany), Responsible Statecraft.
- UK Parliament: 20+ UK Members of Parliament called on the UK government to “reconsider” its participation in the Saudi G20.
- Global Mayors: The Mayors of London, Paris, New York City, and Los Angeles have all boycotted the Saudi G20 “Urban 20” summit of mayors.