Yemen


International Responsibility For War In Yemen

Since March 2015, Yemen has been devastated by a complex armed war between the internationally recognised Saudi Arabia-backed government and the Houthi rebels. The Houthis, Yemen’s Zaidi Shia minority from Yemen’s Sadaa province, have fought the Yemeni government for several years, rapidly expanding after the failure of a political transition […]


Saleh-Houthi Forces’ Use Of Landmines In Yemeni Conflict

A report by Human Rights Watch published on April 20th, 2017 revealed that the use of banned anti-personnel landmines by Houthi Rebels and forces loyal to Yemen’s former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, have caused numerous casualties and hindered the safe return of civilians displaced by the fighting. The forces’ actions […]


UN Secretary-General: ‘Peace Without Mine Action Is Incomplete Peace’

April 4th marks International Mine Awareness Day and Assistance for Action, which recognizes the physical and psychological dangers of living in an area where mines remain a deadly risk. “Peace without mine action is incomplete peace,” said United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in a statement yesterday. “No one should have to […]


The Refugee Crisis Is Real And Solvable

The refugee crisis is a world crisis. We have seen the death of thousands of refugees as they seek safety, while conflict around the world claims the lives of innocent civilians every day. As conflict rages on, developed nations continue to turn their back on those who need their help, […]


Aid Is Urgent For Largest Humanitarian Crisis Since 1945

United Nations Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien says the world is facing the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945. Over 20 million people are facing starvation and famine in four countries: Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, and North-Eastern Nigeria. In an address to the UN Security Council, O’Brien called for […]