Yemen : Renewed fighting displaces tens of thousands

Intensified hostilities across western and central Yemen continue to force tens of thousands of people to flee their homes, with many now struggling to cope in abysmal conditions.  More than 62,000 have been reported to be displaced within the last six weeks. On Yemen’s western coast, recent fighting in Taizz governorate has left more than 48,400 people displaced. The majority, […]

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Theresa May Should Come Clean on UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

By Priyanka Motaparthy Researcher The admission by the UK government that the Saudi-led coalition used UK-made BL-755 cluster munitions during the armed conflict in Yemen, comes months after Amnesty International and British media outlets reported that these weapons had been used in the country. Unexploded remnants of cluster munitions have proved deadly for Yemenis, killing or injuring at least 85 […]

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Yemen: Brazil-Made Cluster Munitions Harm Civilians

    Saudi-Led Coalition Rockets Nearly Hit Schools in Saada São Paulo) – The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fired Brazilian-made rockets containing banned cluster munitions that struck near two schools in the northern Yemeni city of Saada on December 6, 2016, Human Rights Watch said today. The attack on al-Dhubat neighborhood in Saada’s Old City at about 8 p.m. killed two […]

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