Category: Yemen

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UK Courts Uphold Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

Whether it be Yemen or Syria, neither of these Civil Wars could have ever been fought to begin with or continue on to this day without the direct funding of the United States and United Kingdom, whom have each literally made billions of dollars selling bombs, weapons and vehicles for people to kill one another in these countries. Despite lawsuits and objections to this behavior however, Government courts continue to defend their countries War machine.

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The US and UK’s Shameful Approach To Yemen War Highlighted by Multi-Billion Dollar Arm Sales To The Region

As the US and UK cut aid spending to Yemen, the countries continue to reap billions selling weapons to fuel the War. To date At least 4,600 civilians have been killed and more than 8,000 have been injured since the Saudi Arabia-led coalition began carrying out air strikes in Yemen in March 2015 and an estimated 18.8 million people in Yemen rely on humanitarian assistance and are in desperate need of food, water, fuel and shelter in order to survive

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Report: Iranian Backed Houthi Forces In Yemen Are Taking Control of Several Hospitals and Denying Medical Treatment To Rebels

Investigative Report from Amnesty International: Pro-Government forces in Yemen are not bombing hospitals and killing off medical personnel like their counterparts in Aleppo, they are hijacking them, stationing troops inside them an dictating who can receive medical treatment or not – violating international law and committing War Crimes in the process.

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Amnesty International Investigation: US Manufactured Bombs Used In Airstrikes On Civilian Populations In Yemen

Days after a separate investigation found that 1/3 of Saudi led air strikes in Yemen have struck civilian targets and days ahead of a US Senate vote to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia, Amnesty International has found that US manufactured weapons, previously sold to Saudi Arabia, were the same weapons used in recent hospital bombings.

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After Another Saudi Air Strike Targets A Civilian Population In Yemen, The United States Withdraws Military Personnel and Strategists from Saudi Arabia

This past Tuesday, after a 3 month ceasefire, Saudi Arabia bombed a hospital and market – killing 19 civilians and shutting down access to 6 other hospitals in the process. This past Friday, after 16 months in the area, the US announced it will remove all but 5 military personnel from the country.