Yemen: Saudi-Led Coalition Admit That Attack On Civilians That Killed Young Children Was A ‘Technical Mistake’

On the morning of August 25, 2017, an air raid hit Yemen’s capital Sana’a killing 14 civilians including several children. The day after the incident, the Saudi-led military coalition took responsibility for the bombing, stating that “A technical mistake was behind the accident.” The attack occurred just two days following […]

UN Report Finds Saudi Coalition Responsible For ‘Unacceptably High’ Number Of Child Deaths In Yemen 3

In a recent draft of the United Nations’ (UN) annual report on Children and Armed Conflict, it documented human rights violations of over 15,500 children last year. With more than a dozen conflicts going on around the world, four thousand of the atrocities were recognized as government violations, whereas the […]

Over 50 Missing After Refugees Forced Off Boat Into Yemen Sea

In less than 24 hours, two separate groups of migrants and refugees were “deliberately drowned” by human smugglers off the coast of Yemen. The first incident occurred Wednesday, August 9, 2017, when the International Organization of Migration (IOM) found 29 bodies buried on the beach. According to Laurent de Boeck, […]

From Regional To Global: China Opens Its First Military Base Abroad

On the 1st of August, a flag raising ceremony was held in Djibouti to celebrate the formal opening of China’s first overseas military base. The Chinese government started to build the base last year and its opening coincides with the 90th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army, which is the […]