Tag: war in yemen

Yemen Three Years Later

Yemen Three Years Later

Three years after Ali Abdullah Saleh transferred power to Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, the civil war in Yemen shows no sign of abating, with Houthi militias and the Hadi government locked in combat. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia and its coalition continue to jockey with Iran for influence, only intensifying the violence. With no end in […]

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Travels the US Amid Rights Abuses

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Travels the US Amid Rights Abuses

In mid-March, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman (often referred to by his initials, MbS), wrapped up a trip the United Kingdom and traveled to the United States (US) for a two-week visit starting Monday, 19 March. MbS’s visit comes at a time when he is attempting to bring […]

CEDAW Review Shows Limits of Saudi Arabia’s Gender Policies

CEDAW Review Shows Limits of Saudi Arabia’s Gender Policies

15 March 2018 – On Friday 9 March, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) released its concluding observations on Saudi Arabia’s third and fourth periodic review. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomes the findings of CEDAW in regards to Saudi Arabia. While […]

At UN General Assembly, Saudi Foreign Minister seeks to Whitewash Yemen War

At UN General Assembly, Saudi Foreign Minister seeks to Whitewash Yemen War

26 September 2017 – On Saturday, 23 September, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir, delivered remarks at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York. Addressing the war in Yemen, he deflected blame for the conflict’s devastating civilian death toll and ignored Saudi Arabia and its coalition’s own actions. […]