Hands off Yemen

The appaling nature of the Saudi regime was recently brought into focus following the alleged torture and assassination of the Saudi journalist (a Washington Post columnist) Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. It is unconscionable that Theresa May’s government is continuing to provide assistance to such a hideous dictatorship. The British government’s practice of selling arms and providing other support to Saudi Arabia … Continue reading Hands off Yemen

War Criminal Bin Salman is not welcome

Theresa May has invited the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to visit Britain on the 7th-9th March. Bin Salman, who is the second most senior member of the Saudi regime, has directed the bombardment of Yemen which Britain has been aiding and abetting (including by selling them over £3.8bn worth of arms), even though Saudi bombing is violating international humanitarian law and has caused … Continue reading War Criminal Bin Salman is not welcome

Yemen – The Forgotten People

UN House Scotland and SCISA invite you to the Conference Yemen – The Forgotten People, to be held at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High School Yards, Infirmary Street, EH1 1LZ, Edinburgh. Date: 18th May 2017 Time: 17:00 – 20:45 In the light of the UK involvement in the Yemeni conflict as well as insufficient media attention devoted to the crisis unravelling in the … Continue reading Yemen – The Forgotten People