A catastophe for Yemen

 Urgent action needed The Saudi-led coalition has started a major assault on the city of Hodeidah in Yemen. At least 149 people, including civilians, have been killed over a 24-hour period. Hodeidah is a crucial entry point for humanitarian aid into the war-torn country. The International Committee of the Red Cross has stated “Yemen’s survival depends on this city”. The UN is warning that Yemen … Continue reading A catastophe for Yemen

Break links with the Saudi regime

Appallingly, the British government has been a key supporter and defender of the despotic House of Saud. The UK alliance with Saudi Arabia is extremely unpopular, and pressure is mounting for the government to stop aiding and abetting the criminal Saudi regime. The horrendous Saudi-led bombing and siege of Yemen have greatly contributed to a situation in which 5 million Yemeni children are at risk … Continue reading Break links with the Saudi regime

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