Human Rights Watch has released a report outlining the cases of unlawful airstrikes on Yemen homes, facilities and essential services. In this article I focus on the bombings that caused fatalities to civilians; and expand with additional information. Amran On April 11, [continue reading].
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The Rohingya are fleeing horrific Apartheid-like conditions where 140,000 are confined in what many describe as “concentration camps” and what the U.S. Holocaust Museum has described as “early warning signs of genocide”. The Rohingya are fleeing horrific [continue reading].
A top American lawmaker says the Obama administration’s military assistance to Riyadh may violate U.S. law. This page contains highlighted snippets, a link to full article is located at the end. On Sept. 28, the same day President Barack Obama addressed world leaders before [continue reading].
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Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting Houthi rebels denies firing missiles at Red Sea village where wedding reception was being held The death toll from an airstrike on a wedding party in Yemen has jumped to 131, medics have said, making it one of the deadliest attacks on civilians [continue reading].
Saudi Arabia has killed in excess of 6,000 Yemenis as Riyadh’s military aggression against the impoverished Arab country enters its seventh month, says Yemen’s Civil Coalition. According to a report by the Nongovernmental Organization (NGO), which was published on Saturday [continue reading].
Nawal Al-Maghafi breaks down the facts of Yemen’s deteriorating humanitarian situation in a 90-second video. The conflict in Yemen started in March, after Houthi fighters seized the capital Sanaa from government control. Neighbouring Gulf states, led by Saudi Arabia, then [continue reading].
More than 200,000 people have been killed in the four-and-a-half-year Syrian civil war. The constant violence has forced more than four million to flee the country, fueling a refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe. The country is so dangerous that a definitive tally of [continue reading].
Choke-holds, Beatings, and Coercive Interrogations. Israeli security forces have used unnecessary force to arrest or detain Palestinian children as young as 11. Security forces have choked children, thrown stun grenades at them, beaten them in custody, threatened and [continue reading].
Despite Promises, Children Still Fight UPDATE: The YPG sent Human Rights Watch this response on July 22, 2015, pledging to “follow up” cases referenced in this report. The Kurdish armed group that controls territory in northern Syria, despite some progress, is still not [continue reading].