Ben Anderson returns to Yemen to witness the apocalyptic effects of four years of war and indiscriminate bombing of civilians. With statistics that range from 10,000 to 20,000 civilians killed, and a report by Save the Children estimating that 85,000 children under the age [continue reading].
The Republic of Yemen is under siege, the people are starving to death, and they are running out of time. By its very definition, starvation is a process. Our bodies are not like vehicles which promptly shut down when they are out of gasoline. Starvation is defined as a severe [continue reading].
Question: Describe your background in Yemen. For example, do you have family there? Where are you from? What were you doing before the war began? How old are you? Answer: I am Fatik Abdullah al-Rodaini, a Yemeni Journalist and humanitarian worker based in Yemen’s capital of [continue reading].
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received 63 casualties in a hospital it supports in Hajjah, following a series of night-time airstrikes by the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition on a wedding party that took place in a remote, impoverished village in Bani Qays district in Yemen, on [continue reading].
The crisis in Yemen continues to worsen as the Saudi-led coalition forces and Houthi rebels blatantly disregard the damage being inflicted on innocent Yemeni civilians. Famine and disease have spread through the country unchecked, due in large part to a Saudi-imposed blockade on [continue reading].
Before the Saudi-led coalition war on Yemen in March 2015, the country was already a protracted crisis characterized by widespread poverty, conflict, poor governance and weak rule of law. Today, and after almost 27 months of the war on Yemen, the economy is near collapse, public [continue reading].
Our humanitarian NGO Mona Relief planned a short trip to Hareeb al-Qaramish district in Marib Governorate, where 10,710 people (including 6,426 children) live. The purpose of the trip was to conduct a survey to assess what relief aid the people there would need. Located in [continue reading].
On the 13th of this month, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova spoke out on the humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen, while pointing out that Western apathy and U.S. involvement in Yemen is an hypocrisy of both their values and accusations of war crimes in [continue reading].
According to a recent U.S. Human Rights Report, Yemeni children were subjected to sex trafficking within the country and in Saudi Arabia. Girls as young as 15 years old were exploited for commercial sex in hotels and clubs in Governorates of Sana’a, Aden, and Taiz, before the [continue reading].
As if the killing of Yemen’s children was not enough of an unfathomable act of inhumanity. An action only a barbaric, megalomania, narcissistic regime like Saudi Arabia’s ruling family could carry out. The al-Saud war crimes have also struck deep into the very heart [continue reading].
Yemeni children are suffering. The war destroyed anachronisms, and every corner of Yemen by ferocious and barbarity indiscriminate air strikes that has killed everything. The war has destroyed the beauty of monuments, civilizations, schools, hospitals and mosques. That [continue reading].
An Alistair Reign video report that takes a look at the war raging in Yemen – an attack on the Middle East’s poorest country – by the wealthiest, influential country of Saudi Arabia. Includes news coverage on the funeral bombing in Sana’a on October 8, [continue reading].