US Decision to Continue Supporting the War in Yemen Led by Secretary Pompeo and Former Raytheon Lobbyist

24 September 2018 – On 12 September 2018, United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo certified to Congress that the Saudi Arabia- and United Arab Emirates (UAE)-led coalition in Yemen is taking “demonstrable actions to reduce the risk of harm to civilians and civilian infrastructure” resulting from the coalition’s military actions. This certification, required[…]

The US and UK continue to supply arms to the Saudi-UAE coalition despite international condemnation

The crisis in Yemen has worsened with the involvement, since 2015, of the Saudi Arabia/United Arab Emirates (UAE)-led coalition, which has conducted thousands of airstrikes against the rebel Houthi movement as well as civilian infrastructure. The coalition’s efforts are facilitated by weapons manufactured in Western countries like the United States (US), which have served to[…]

Sexual Torture in UAE-Run Yemen Prisons, the Latest Chapter of the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

After 3 years of bloody conflict, and a mounting humanitarian crisis, the civil war in Yemen shows no signs of slowing down. Since March 2015, the Yemen Civil War has raged at the expense of thousands of lives, with millions of Yemenis facing displacement. Now, as if the mounting civilian death toll wasn’t enough, for[…]

World Refugee Day: Hodeidah and Yemen’s Internally Displaced Population

One week ago, Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition forces launched an offensive against the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. In what has become the largest battle of the violent conflict, the attack has signaled not only an escalation in violence, but the urgency of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in[…]

ADHRB Condemns Attack on Yemeni Port, Deepening of Humanitarian Crisis

20 June 2018 – On 13 June 2018, Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition forces launched an offensive against the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. The coalition’s attack on the city began with a series of airstrikes on Wednesday and ground forces supplied by the Yemeni government. In the following days, the offensive has only escalated. Americans[…]