Tag: Saudi-led coalition

The US must end its arms trade with Saudi Arabia

The US must end its arms trade with Saudi Arabia

On 26 March 2015, the Saudi-led coalition announced it would launch airstrikes against targets in Yemen in an effort to defend and support the elected government run by President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi. From the beginning of the coalition’s engagement through August 2018, the UN estimates that the coalition – […]

HRC40 Written Statement – Human Rights and the War in Yemen

HRC40 Written Statement – Human Rights and the War in Yemen

Ahead of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain submitted a written statement to the Council raising serious concern over ongoing war in Yemen and the role of Saudi-led and Emirati-led coalition forces in committing human rights […]

Civilians Killed in Saudi-led Air Strike, 3 Children Dead

Civilians Killed in Saudi-led Air Strike, 3 Children Dead

CNN reported that the Saudi-led coalition bombed the residence of Judge Yahya Rubaid on 25 January 2016. The Saudi-led coalition airstrike killed seven individuals in total, including Judge Rubaid, his wife, his son, his daughter-in-law, and three of his grandchildren. Previously, Judge Rubaid had prosecuted Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour […]