Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Human Rights Watch”

Red Cross: Israeli Shootings of Protesters Have Created ‘Unprecedented’ Crisis

These are flagrant violations of international law in the service of an inhumane and cruel policy of collective punishment that also deserves to be condemned.

Posted June 18th, 2018

Treating a Massacre as ‘Business as Usual’

The indifferent reaction to the illegal shooting of unarmed protesters is truly obnoxious.

Posted April 3rd, 2018

Yemen’s Horrifying Cholera Epidemic Continues to Spread

The epidemic is the worst of its kind in modern records, and has surpassed the number of cases in Haiti’s epidemic that occurred between 2010 and 2015 in a matter of months.

Posted September 28th, 2017

MBS’ Crackdown and the Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The latest Saudi crackdown reminds us that the U.S. has yoked itself to one of the most authoritarian regimes in the world for dubious reasons.

Posted September 15th, 2017

The Indefensible U.S.-Backed War on Yemen Continues

Half of the civilian population is at serious risk of starvation, and that is mostly due to the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed intervention and blockade.

Posted July 13th, 2016

Saudi Lies and the War on Yemen

The Saudis have been working overtime to avoid accountability for their crimes over the last year.

Posted May 16th, 2016

Why Isn’t There More Outrage Over Yemen?

Yemen is suffering one of the greatest contemporary man-made humanitarian disasters.

Posted April 4th, 2016

Yemen and Crimes Against Humanity

The U.S. should have no part in this appalling and unnecessary war.

Posted January 27th, 2016

The Indefensible War on Yemen Continues

The Obama administration refuses to criticize the Saudi-led coalition for its many documented abuses and likely war crimes.

Posted January 11th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Don’t take sides in other people’s quarrels. Paul Pillar explains why the …

Posted January 8th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

No more tweets from Tahrir Square. Kelley Vlahos reports on the abuses …

Posted October 16th, 2015

The War on Yemen Continues to Be Ignored

The war on Yemen remains one of the most ignored conflicts in the world.

Posted October 15th, 2015

Our Saudi Problem and the War on Yemen

The Saudi-led blockade is a deliberate and sustained effort to inflict punishment on the civilian population in violation of international law.

Posted September 4th, 2015

The Indefensible War on Yemen Continues

Yemen has been kicked into the abyss thanks to an unnecessary war that our government continues to support.

Posted July 1st, 2015

Report: Saudi-Led Coalition Uses Cluster Bombs in Yemen

These are inherently indiscriminate weapons that leave behind a horrible legacy for the country and people on which they are used.

Posted May 4th, 2015