Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Norwegian Refugee Council”

The Costs of the War on the People of Yemen

Almost 16 million people are food insecure even with humanitarian food aid.

Posted December 11th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Act now to save Yemeni lives. The heads of five major humanitarian …

Posted November 30th, 2018

Saving Yemen from the Worst Famine in Decades

There is still time to prevent the worst-case scenario in Yemen, but that time is almost up.

Posted November 26th, 2018

Our Responsibility for the Destruction of Yemen

There are now up to 14 million people who are at risk of starvation by year’s end, and our government’s policy of unconditional support for the Saudis has helped bring that about.

Posted November 6th, 2018

Yemen Is Being Starved to Death

The evidence of the Saudi coalition’s cruel collective punishment of Yemen’s civilian population has been out there for a long time, and it is long past time that the U.S. stop supporting these governments as they commit crimes against humanity.

Posted October 16th, 2018

The Starvation of Yemen and the Attack on Hodeidah

There will be many more preventable deaths if the coalition’s Hodeidah offensive continues.

Posted September 16th, 2018

The U.S. Must Stop Enabling Saudi Coalition War Crimes in Yemen

Hodeidah’s residents are caught in a nightmarish situation: if they stay, they risk bombings, starvation, and disease, and if they flee they risk all of the same things.

Posted August 24th, 2018

Yemen Is On the ‘Knife’s Edge’ of Famine

The sheer number of innocent lives at risk from starvation is shocking, but what is even more shocking is that the profound suffering of the people of Yemen barely registers in the rest of the world.

Posted July 23rd, 2018

A Saudi Coalition Massacre in Sanaa

These are the crimes that the U.S. is aiding and abetting as long as it provides military assistance to the Saudis and their allies.

Posted May 7th, 2018

The War on Yemen and the Failure of the U.N.

The Security Council has remained so shamefully silent because several of the permanent members are deeply complicit in the wrecking and starving of Yemen.

Posted February 21st, 2018

Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis and the Failure of Western Media

When media coverage obscures or ignores the real causes of the crisis and portrays the people responsible for starving Yemen as well-meaning humanitarians, it helps the propaganda efforts of some of the world’s worst governments.

Posted February 21st, 2018