A global ceasefire as the pandemic rages: Who will heed the call?

March 30, 2020

As wars and low-intensity conflicts in Syria, Yemen, South Sudan, and many other countries drag on amidst the coronavirus pandemic, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has sparked hopes for a global ceasefire. On Monday, March 23, Guterres issued a call for “a global ceasefire in all corners of the world … The fury of the […]

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The ancient treasures of Yemen are being destroyed

October 18, 2019

As the bombs rain down and the war in Yemen enters its fifth year, antiquities are looted and Yemen’s extraordinary cultural heritage of mosques, archaeological sites and ancient castles are razed and pillaged.

According to a report in The Guardian, at least 712 Mosques and more than 200 archeological sites have been affected.

Where these treasures aren’t looted for profit, they are targeted on purpose, to erase history and culture.

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The Saudis are using American-made bombs to destroy Yemen

October 6, 2019

The coalition of Arab nations led by Saudi Arabia, and armed by Western nations, has for four years bombed civilians in Yemen indiscriminately, creating a humanitarian crisis almost unmatched at present in its scale and bloodletting. Optimistically dubbed Operation Decisive Storm in 2015 by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman al Saud, who was then the […]

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