Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Tag: Yemen

Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

Here we highlight some of the rights challenges that captured the world’s attention this year, illustrating the struggle to secure human rights is far from over.

Interview: Bernie Sanders on ending Yemen War, Medicare for All, Green...

Bernie Sanders discusses his efforts to pass a Green New Deal, raise the minimum wage and protect Social Security.

In a historic first, Senate advances bill to end US support...

Wednesday’s vote sets the stage for a possible final vote on the measure within days, and has been seen as a rebuke of President Trump’s handling of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Will Congress reclaim war powers and end US military involvement in...

"The Senate will be able, for the first time, to debate and vote on a check on Trump's war-making in Yemen"

Senate votes to end illegal US war in Yemen

“This Senate vote should mark the beginning of the end of American complicity in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis.”

Despite famine, Khashoggi, and school bus massacre, House GOP moves swiftly...

The move ensured that Republicans can avoid voting on the bill – a vote in which they would have to choose between standing up against a war that has killed more than 15,000 civilians or angering President Donald Trump.

How Yemeni immigrant activists in NYC are changing a whole community’s...

This change, of course, has added a new and different dynamic to the community and, some have surmised, was one of the reasons the bodega strike was unlike anything the Yemeni community expected or experienced prior.

‘That’s not who we are?’ Well, you are what you do,...

These attacks on sovereign nations are, without question, illegal, unjustifiable and a stain on America’s reputation. Is that who we are?

Why American leaders persist in waging losing wars

Hint: They’re winning in other ways.
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Investigation: As US-backed war in Yemen raged, UAE hired US mercenaries...

“There was a targeted assassination program in Yemen. I was running it.”

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