Yemen

Ceasefire in Yemen Faces Collapse as U.S. Continues Weapons Sales to Saudi Arabia, Fueling Civil War

United Nations-brokered peace talks in Yemen’s nine-month-old civil war are faltering, amid disputes between rival factions over the release of prisoners. Meanwhile, local officials have reported intensifying clashes and renewed airstrikes despite an ongoing ceasefire. Over the weekend, U.S.-backed, Saudi-led…

Yemen: Where humanity is flaunted

Rene Wadlow, President, Association of World Citizens In an exceptional presentation on 31 October 2015, at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer presented…

Yemen: Cluster Munition Rockets Kill, Injure Dozens

Saudi-led coalition likely launched 7 attacks harming civilians Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces appear to have used cluster munition rockets in at least seven attacks in Yemen’s northwestern Hajja governorate, killing and wounding dozens of civilians, Human Rights Watch said today.…

Yemen: Struggling to Break the Fast

From Oxfam: Yemen: Struggling to Break the Fast 28 July 2015 Yemen is a pressure cooker that is reaching its critical point. Attacked from the air, from the ground and cut-off by land, sea and air – Yemenis are in…

War without mercy in Yemen

Follows below the writing titled War without mercy in Yemen and subtitled with the question – Towards the end of Saudi Arabia? by Sayed 7asan .* While Pressenza does not want to prolong the agony of the Yemeni people – and the Houtis are Yemeni –…

UK must end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Coalition government licensed £3.8 billion of arms to Saudis UK aircraft are being used in the destruction of Yemen Increase in executions and treatment of Raif Badawi draw international condemnation With the death toll in Yemen passing 2000, and with…

5 Facts You Need to Know about Yemen and its Conflicts

Human Wrongs Watch 27 March 2015 (RT)* – One of the poorest and most violent countries in the Middle East, Yemen is also an area of strategic importance for regional players – and some of the world’s most dangerous terror groups. RT…

Yemen – Hadi issued (2013) twenty points

A local Yemeni, a woman commenting on Al Jazeera this morning – 26 March 2015 – remarking on the bombing by Saudi Arabia on Yemen and decrying that act – pointed out this was a proxy war between that country…

Yemen: 900,000 Children Malnourished

Human Wrongs Watch Geneva — The political and economic crisis engulfing Yemen is having a dangerous impact on the country’s youths, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on , 13 February 2015 said as it warned that increasing numbers of children…

Peace Prize winner calls for release of kidnapped “lovers of Yemen

[divide] [clear] “If not for the sake of Judith, do it for the sake of Yemen’s reputation which is getting worse each day the kidnap lasts.” Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkul Karman has added her voice to the growing number…

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