Tag Archives: Yemen

Seeing Yemen from Jeju, by Kathy Kelly

How do we, in the U.S., develop grassroots communities dedicated to both understanding the complex realities Yemenis face and working to end U.S. participation in the war on Yemen?

The Long, Brutal U.S. War on Children in the Middle East, by Kathy Kelly

When children waste away to literally nothing while fourteen million people face conflict driven famine, a hue and cry—yes, a caterwaul —most certainly should be raised, worldwide.

Yes to Peace, No to War: First International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases

The myths around NATO 1. NATO is here to protect us. 2. NATO protects small countries. 3. NATO protection is necessary for US defense. The Conference Some of the primary conference themes were US world domination, colonialism and militarism; the need for unity in what is global strife and an international struggle; the need for […]

Your Bedside Glossary About People and Other Essentials You Need to Know

I compiled the information in the “Bedside Glossary.” Although I wrote most of it, I also cobbled together phrases here and there that came from other writers. Therefore, I am reluctant to be considered the “author” of this document. That is why my name does not appear on the glossary itself. Contact me at billmcgrath52@gmail.com. I […]

U.S. Is Complicit in Child Slaughter in Yemen, by Kathy Kelly

“This conflict is backed by the U.S. and the U.K.”

God Only Knows, by Kathy Kelly

To date, the US continues selling weapons to the UAE and to its coalition partner, Saudi Arabia

Tinderbox Tensions Rise: Saudi Arabia and Iran by William O. Beeman

The Middle East region is once again a tinderbox as tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran are rising to new heights.

Scourging Yemen, by Kathy Kelly

The U.N. must abandon its biased role in the Yemen conflict, so it can broker a peace

Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, Making Atrocities Great Again

Trump’s Recycling Program
War Crimes and War Criminals, Old and (Potentially) New

41 Hearts Beating in Guantanamo and Solidarity from Central Cellblock

January 11, 2018 marked the 16th year that Guantanamo prison has exclusively imprisoned Muslim men, subjecting many of them to torture and arbitrary detention. …Forty-one hearts still beat in Guantanamo prison cells. That’s forty-one too many.

Arrests at Rep. Hoyer’s office — pending Yemen War legislation

Senate War Powers resolution on ending unauthorized US support for the war in Yemen – A bipartisan Senate resolution on Yemen will be introduced in mid-January and has a good chance of passing.

Polly Mann | The Rich Bombing and Starving Poor Yemen

Bombs have directly killed and injured far too many innocent people in Yemen, but starvation follows.

‘Great Hunger’ by Kathy Kelly

We still could acquire a great hunger: a transforming hunger to share justice with our planetary neighbors.

World hunger increasing for first time since turn of the century

A United Nations study found that war and climate change were the driving forces of an increase in malnutrition worldwide in 2016.

Kathy Kelly | At Every Door

We can push the Senate to pass the same provisions as the House by focusing on progress made, publicizing the House votes on social media, and pushing for a House roll call vote on the Davidson-Nolan prohibitions on Defense Appropriation

Rockets’ Red Glare and Bombs Bursting in Air by John LaForge

Every child killed or maimed by US-made weapons inevitably creates enemies among survivors.

We Must Protest the Reinstated Muslim Ban by Meredith Aby-Keirstead

Join with us to demand:  No Ban, No Bombs, No Wars!!

Kathy Kelly | “Would you like a drink of water?” Please Ask a Yemeni Child.

“Disarm and live.”
This world in arms is not spending money alone.

Kathy Kelly | In Yemen, Shocked to His Bones

Jan Egeland, who heads the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), says that seven million Yemeni people are on the brink of famine.

Kathy Kelly | The Shame of Killing Innocent People

Saudi coalition airstrikes have hit at least four hospitals supported by Doctors Without Borders.