Mona Relief has become a lifeline to the Yemeni families they reach; delivering more than physical aid, they bring with them a glimmer of hope; a reassurance that Yemen is not forgotten. Mona, the new face of humanity. Mona is feeding the little ones. Mona delivers school [continue reading].
Statement delivered by Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, February 18, 2016: Today in Syria, the abnormal is now normal. The unacceptable is accepted. Relentless, brutal, and [continue reading].
“Russian-backed offensives by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces in Aleppo province and elsewhere in the country over the past two weeks were aided by internationally banned cluster munitions, Human Rights Watch reported on Monday.” said Samuel [continue reading].
The UN Charter, in its Preamble spoken by Sir Lawrence Olivier in 1945 set an objective: “to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained“. United Nations [continue reading].
Following months of a merciless Saudi Arabia-led military campaign against its own land and people, Yemen stands at the very edge of an apocalyptic humanitarian crisis, an institutional and economic black hole, and an open wound on the map of Southern Arabia. Exhausted by war [continue reading].
“Children are terrified by noises. Finding food is a challenge. There’s rarely power. Many people in Yemen and beyond dream of an end to the fighting. As the civil war in Yemen continues, many families say they are living in constant fear. “Parents say that their [continue reading].
On Wednesday, December 9th, MSF staff and supporters will march on Capital Hill in DC to demand that President Barrack Obama allow the independent investigation of the US-led Coalition airstrike that took place on October 3, 2015, targeting a Medecins Sans Frontieres [continue reading].
An airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition has hit a clinic in southern Yemen run by MSF, wounding nine people, including two MSF staff. According to local sources, at 11.20 on 2 December, three airstrikes targeted a park in Taiz city’s Al Houban district, 2 km from [continue reading].
A double-tap barrel bombing on Saturday 28 November on a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported hospital in a besieged zone in northern Homs governorate, Syria, has caused seven deaths, the partial destruction of the hospital and an influx of 47 wounded patients needing to [continue reading].
Have Russian forces in Syria killed more civilians than the International Coalition allegedly killed in one year? According to the twenty-five page report published by Syrian Network For Human Rights on November 2, 2015, Russian airstrikes have killed 83 Children, 42 Women, [continue reading].
US Could Share Responsibility for Indiscriminate Attacks. The Saudi Arabia-led coalition carrying out attacks against the Houthis in Yemen has failed to investigate its apparently unlawful airstrikes that have killed hundreds of civilians, Human Rights Watch said in a report [continue reading].
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].