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Report: Mass torture in network of UAE-run prisons in south Yemen

Mass torture in network of UAE-run prisons in south Yemen

Truth NGO – A report obtained by Al Jazeera alleges that detainees in a network of clandestine prisons set up by the United Arab Emirates across southern Yemen have been exposed to a host of brutal interrogation techniques that included physical and psychological torture. The report – which was provided by Yemeni military figures who worked with the Saudi-UAE coalition …

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Saudi Arabia Is a Brutal Human Rights Violator and Trump Appreciates That

Saudi Arabia Is a Brutal Human-Rights Violator — and Trump Appreciates That

Truth NGO – This article by Andrew Sullivan in newyork magazine :It wasn’t so long ago that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia was doing the rounds of various American muckety-mucks in business, politics, and pop culture. On his world tour, the fawning was extraordinary. He met Oprah and the Rock, Bloomberg and the Clintons, Bush after Bush, …

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UN chief calls for investigation into Saudi-led strike that killed Yemen children

UN chief calls for investigation into Saudi-led strike that killed Yemen children

Truth NGO – UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an independent investigation into a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen that killed dozens of children. The airstrike on Thursday hit a bus carrying children from a summer camp in a busy market area in the northern Majz District, UN spokesman Farhan Haq said in a statement. Condemning the attack, …

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Hundreds of pregnant women risk death in Yemen: UN

Hundreds of pregnant women risk death in Yemen

Truth NGO – Hundreds of pregnant women in the Yemeni city of Hodeidah risk dying as the escalating conflict puts medical care out of reach in a country with one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates, the United Nations said. The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) said pregnant women were at “extreme risk” as it became harder to access care, …

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Humanitarian organizations warn: Yemen on brink of famine

Humanitarian organizations warn Yemen on brink of famine

Truth NGO – Humanitarian organizations have warned that Yemen is close to famine following a 25 percent increase in severe hunger and Saudi Arabia’s assault on the key port city Hudaydah. “We perceive the country to be sitting on a knife edge in terms of famine – it could tip at any time really,” said Suze van Meegen, a spokeswoman …

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UK Arm Sales to Saudi Arabia Continues, Left Thousands of Yemenis Killed

TruthNGO_The UK nearly doubled the value of arms sales to countries on the government’s list of human rights abusers in the past year, figures reveal. As reported by Independent, licences for arms deals worth some £1.5bn were approved in Whitehall in 2017, up from £820m a year earlier, according to figures compiled by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade(CAAT) pressure group. Sales were …

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Belgian court suspends arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Belgian court suspends arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Truth NGO – Belgium’s Supreme Administrative Court has suspended eight licenses for export of arms to Saudi Arabia, citing the kingdom’s human rights record. The court said authorities in Belgium’s French-speaking Wallonia region had failed to examine the kingdom’s human rights record before issuing the permits. The decision affected planned sales to the kingdom by Belgium’s leading weapons manufacturer FN …

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The World’s Real Apocalypse in a Western Asian Country

It been almost four years that a nation in western Asia is adopted to the living with the most severe attacks and air strikes. Oh, I should reconsider the usage of the word ‘living’! No, it cannot be called living. It can’t be called like this, how am I allowed to use such a term when it hurts to see …

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MSF ceases activities in northwestern Yemen after Saudi airstrike hit medical center

Truth NGO – Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says it has “temporarily frozen” its humanitarian activities in northwestern Yemen after an airstrike carried out by warplanes of a Saudi-led military coalition hit a cholera treatment center run by the international medical charity. “This morning’s attack on an MSF cholera treatment center by the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition shows complete disrespect for …

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