Tag: #YemenCantWait

Yemen Remains on the Precipice of a Large-Scale Famine

Written by on December 18, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Yemen Remains on the Precipice of a Large-Scale Famine

A new study shows the “terrible tragedy” in its full scale: 67 percent of Yemen’s population needs “urgent action to save lives and livelihoods.” That means that 20 million Yemenis are vulnerable to death. A quarter of a million of these Yemenis are “on the brink of starvation.” The study points out that “armed conflict remains the main driver of food insecurity in Yemen.” That’s an obvious point, but it needs to be made. The war on Yemen has to end to prevent the near-death of the Yemeni people. #yemencantwait

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‘Historic Victory’ as Senate Votes to End U.S. Involvement in ‘Unauthorized War’ in Yemen

Written by on December 14, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
‘Historic Victory’ as Senate Votes to End U.S. Involvement in ‘Unauthorized War’ in Yemen

The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) resolution to end U.S. military support for Saudi Arabia’s years-long assault on Yemen and #yemeni children by a bipartisan vote of 56-41. #YemenCantWait

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‘This Is Why People Hate Congress’: With Buried Provision in Must-Pass Farm Bill, House GOP Uses Last Days in Power to Block Yemen Vote

Written by on December 12, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Military, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
‘This Is Why People Hate Congress’: With Buried Provision in Must-Pass Farm Bill, House GOP Uses Last Days in Power to Block Yemen Vote

As the U.S. Senate prepared Wednesday to vote on a resolution to cut military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, House Republicans in their last days in power moved to undermine efforts to end U.S. complicity in the assault that’s dragged on for more than three years in the impoverished country. #YemenCantWait

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Growing Calls for US to Stop Fueling Saudi Bombings of Yemeni Children

Written by on September 3, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Growing Calls for US to Stop Fueling Saudi Bombings of Yemeni Children

After the U.S.-backed Saudi-led coalition issued a statement on Saturday calling its deadly bombing of a Yemeni school bus “unjustified” and claiming it was the result of mere “mistakes,” human rights groups and progressive lawmakers ramped up calls for the U.S. to immediately halt all arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which has been viciously bombing Yemen for years.

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