Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Human Rights Watch”

The Story of a Saudi Coalition Massacre in Yemen

The Arhab massacre is the U.S.-backed war on Yemen in miniature.

Posted December 11th, 2018

Trump’s Unconditional Support for Saudi Coalition War Crimes

Trump and his officials have demonstrated beyond any doubt that their priority is in giving the Saudis and Emiratis virtually everything they want while asking for nothing in return.

Posted September 12th, 2018

The Saudi Coalition’s War Crime Denialism

The Saudi coalition response to the outrage over this massacre has been to defend the decision to blow up the bus with the most ridiculous and insulting claims possible.

Posted September 3rd, 2018

Indulging Our War Criminal Clients

The Saudi coalition is a gang of war criminals, and the U.S. is their leading accomplice..

Posted August 28th, 2018

The ‘Sham Investigations’ of Saudi Coalition War Crimes in Yemen

We would expect abusive authoritarian regimes to conduct sham investigations into their own war crimes, so it comes as no surprise that this is what the coalition has been doing.

Posted August 27th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Hidden wounds of Yemen’s war. Shuaib Almosawa explains the causes of Yemen’s …

Posted August 24th, 2018

The Cruel and Reckless Saudi Regime

Imposing the death penalty for peaceful criticism shows the world that the Saudi regime remains as brutal and regressive as ever.

Posted August 22nd, 2018

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