We need to talk about Yemen.
Airstrikes on civilian neighbourhoods are becoming more frequent, and the death toll is rising. Just last month, over 100 people were killed attending a community funeral.
Devastation, fear and suffering is part of everyday life here. There is nowhere children can feel safe. They make up a third of the people killed since the conflict between the Huthi armed group and allied forces and the Saudi Arabia-led coalition began, over 19 months ago.
Many people are seriously injured going about their daily lives. Many more are killed while asleep in their beds. Some are killed simply walking down the street.
The conflict in Yemen has been coined ‘The Forgotten War’ by international media. In contrast to Syria, this is a crisis that’s talked about significantly less. But we must not forget. We cannot ignore.
These attacks against civilians must stop.
Over the last two years the USA and UK Governments have supplied Saudi Arabia with billions of dollars worth of arms. Even in light of extensive knowledge about how the Saudi Arabia-led coalition is using certain weapons to directly harm civilians, the USA and UK Governments continued to supply Saudi Arabia with arms. Today, millions of people are now displaced and many more are unsure of how they’ll find their next meal.
Your support means we can pressure these governments to halt the transfer of arms for use in this conflict. They must be made accountable for supplying arms that continue to cause so much bloodshed.
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