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South Africa is supplying weapons to Saudi Arabia, involved in Yemen war

South Africa is supplying weapons to Saudi Arabia, involved in Yemen war

Truth NGO – The government of South Africa has the blood of many Yemenis on its hands. South Africa is edging ever closer to ethical and legal fallout by continuing to supply weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). These weapons, which have been proven to emanate from South African manufacturers, are being used in the war …

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How many more massacres are needed before Britain ends its arms sales?

How many more massacres are needed before Britain ends its arms sales

Truth NGO – “Unjustified” was the word that the Saudi-led coalition eventually used to describe its bombing of a school bus in Yemen in August. It was a typically cold and understated response to a bombing campaign that has created one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. Andrew Smith guest writer of MEMO: Over 40 children were killed …

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canad’s row with Saudi Arabia brouth the nation an intense humailation

Saudi demands Canada apology, says it is not a 'banana republic'

Truth NGO – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said Canada should apologise for demanding the release of women’s rights activists. According to Aljazeera, Saudi Arabia has demanded an apology from Canada for calling for the release of Saudi women’s rights activists and that Canada stops treating the kingdom as “a banana republic” if it wants to resolve an ongoing diplomatic dispute. …

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New WikiLeaks Release Exposes Corruption in UAE Arms Deal Fueling War on Yemen

New WikiLeaks Release Exposes Corruption in UAE Arms Deal Fueling War on Yemen

Truth NGO – Though the corruption detailed in the newly leaked document took place decades ago, it highlights how lucrative arms deals are often enough incentive for governments to bend the rules in order to keep weapons and cash flowing, no matter the consequences. The transparency organization WikiLeaks just released a new document that sheds light on the corruption behind …

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Saudi trying to quash Yemen war crimes probe

Saudi trying to quash Yemen war crimes probe

Truth NGO – Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned attempts by the regime in Riyadh and its ally the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to stop an investigation into crimes committed in Yemen. Saudi Arabia and the UAE are trying to shut down a UN-backed war crimes investigation in Yemen, HRW said on Friday. The 47-member United Nations Human Rights Council …

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Saudi-led coalition attacks human rights organisations

Saudi-led coalition attacks human rights organisations instead of respecting them

Truth NGO – MEMO: A report issued by the United Nations panel of experts tasked with investigating the human rights violations in Yemen has been well received by the international democratic forces and human rights organisations. It was also widely acclaimed by the international media outlets for its accurate evidence and well-documented testimonies of the abuses committed by all parties …

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Pro-Saudi men attack rights activist in London

Supporters of Saudi crown prince attacked rights activist in London

Truth NGO – A Saudi human rights activist and a critic of the kingdom’s royals who sought refuge in the UK has been assaulted in London by men backing Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Ghanem al-Dosari, who is known for satirical YouTube videos criticizing the Saudi royal family, was attacked by two men on Brompton Road in London after he …

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Yemen war a ‘living hell’ for children, warns UNICEF

Yemen war a 'living hell' for children, warns UNICEF

Truth NGO – A representative for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the ongoing conflict in Yemen has made the impoverished Arab country a “living hell” for children. Meritxell Relano said on Thursday that more than 11 million children were facing the threat of food shortages, disease, displacement and acute lack of access to basic social services. “The conflict …

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How can we defend human rights while selling arms to Saudi Arabia?

How can we defend human rights while selling arms to Saudi Arabia

Truth NGO – According to Global and mail, Noha Aboueldahab is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, and the author of Transitional Justice and the Prosecution of Political Leaders in the Arab Region: A comparative study of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen Arms deals are not merely a financial transaction. They are a powerful expression of political support …

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Spain cancels €9.2mn deal to sell Saudis 400 precision bombs

Spain cancels €9.2mn deal to sell Saudis 400 precision bombsSpain cancels €9.2mn deal to sell Saudis 400 precision bombs

Truth NGO – The Saudi-led coalition’s recent slaughter of Yemeni children has prompted the Spanish defense ministry to cancel a €9.2-million deal to sell Saudis 400 precision bombs. The Spanish Ministry of Defense announced on Monday that it will return the 9.2 million euros already paid by Saudi Arabia to buy 400 Spanish-made precision bombs amid fears that they could …

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