Saudi-led war kills at least 1 child in every 10 minutes in Yemen

One child dies as every 10 minutes go by in Yemen, where a seven-year-old Saudi Arabia-led war is in full swing. More than six years ago, adults started a war in Yemen. They did so despite knowing the terrible toll that violent conflict exacts on children. The children are among tens of thousands of Yemenis, who have died since March 2015, when the kingdom and its allies began taking the Arab world’s poorest nation under a wholesale war. The fatalities have, in part, been caused by the coalition’s application of Western-provided precision ammunition on crowded civilian centers and residential areas. Also contributing to the unthinkable death toll has been a tight siege that the invaders have been relentlessly enforcing on the country. The war has been seeking to restore power in Yemen to Riyadh’s favorite officials. It has consistently fallen short of the objective as well as its other goals, while turning entire Yemen into the scene of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in the meantime.

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Joie Cooper

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May your coffee be strong and your Monday be short. Coffee connoisseur. Part time writer, writes about politics in middle east and anything interesting

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