(United States Representative Ted Lieu) – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) led a letter to U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley urging her to join the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in calling for an independent, international investigation into the allegations of human rights violations committed by all parties to […]

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(The Guardian) – Human rights groups have urged the UN to establish an independent inquiry into abuses during the Yemen conflict, which has spiralled into the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The UN human rights council has verified the deaths of more than 5,000 civilians since the outbreak of war in March 2015, although the actual number is likely […]

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(Al Jazeera) – The vast majority of Yemen’s cholera deaths have occurred in areas controlled by Houthi rebels, largely the result of a blockade and air raids by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition they are fighting, an Al Jazeera investigation reveals. An analysis of World Health Organization data shows that 1,794 of Yemen’s 2,003 cholera deaths – 90 percent – have occurred […]

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(The Washington Post) – By last December, the main hospital in the city of Hajjah in northern Yemen had already received 200 suspected cases of cholera. The patients were being treated at a month-old cholera center supported by the World Health Organization. Across the country, U.N. workers had recorded 122 confirmed cases by then, including 10 […]

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(The New York Times) – The Saudi-led coalition waging a bombing campaign in Yemen has once again been named in a United Nations draft report as the major culprit in the deaths and injuries of children in that war-ravaged Arab state. The Saudis are already said to be privately campaigning to change the report and keep […]

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