Saudi and UAE are Starving Yemenis to Death

https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/11/08/saudi-arabia-and-the-united-arab-emirates-are-starving-yemenis-to-death-mbs-khashoggi-famine-yemen-blockade-houthis/ According to the Yemen Data Project, Saudi and Emirati aircraft have conducted over 18,500 air raids on Yemen since the war began—an average of over 14 attacks every day for over 1,300 days. They have bombed schools, hospitals, homes, markets, factories, roads, farms, and even historical sites. Tens of thousands of civilians, including thousands of children, have been … Continue reading Saudi and UAE are Starving Yemenis to Death

The Yemen Data Project

https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/-the-greatest-data-project-you-ve-never-heard-of--inside-the-yemen-data-project/s2/a729383/ "It's the greatest data project you’ve never heard of,” said Iona Craig, freelance journalist and adviser at the Yemen Data Project, at the CIJ Logan Symposium last week (20 October). “We don’t do advocacy – it’s about transparency and the fact that data can be used to hold the parties of the conflict accountable, because there … Continue reading The Yemen Data Project

Jobs Are No Excuse For Arming Saudi

https://lobelog.com/jobs-are-no-excuse-for-arming-a-murderous-regime/ by William D. Hartung If the Saudi government is indeed behind the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi there should be consequences—political, military, economic, and reputational. Unfortunately, President Trump begs to differ. His reaction to questions about whether the United States would cut off arms sales to Saudi Arabia if Riyadh is proven to be … Continue reading Jobs Are No Excuse For Arming Saudi

Britain’s arms exports grow by billions

Documents seen by i weekend show that Britain almost doubled the value of defence equipment, including fighter jets and munitions, it cleared for export in 2017, as it vies with Vladimir Putin’s Russia to be the world’s second largest weapons supplier. The £6.6bn of UK arms licences represents an 83 per cent rise on the previous year. … Continue reading Britain’s arms exports grow by billions

Raytheon’s stock soars as civilians are killed by Raytheon rockets in Yemen

It wasn't the first time a Raytheon weapon had killed innocents in Yemen, writes Patrick Wilcken, a researcher for Amnesty International, in Medium: “ the bulk of this war’s civilian casualties have come from the Saudi-led coalition’s technological superiority and exclusive domination of the air. In the process, coalition airstrikes have left a trail of material … Continue reading Raytheon’s stock soars as civilians are killed by Raytheon rockets in Yemen