Since 2015 Saudi Arabia has been waging a war on Yemen so brutal that the country is now experiencing the worst humanitarian crisis on earth.
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News about the struggle for better democracy in Yemen. Yemen is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, the last elections were "marred by flaws of vote buying, partisan officials and military and exploitation of state control over media". Also check out our section on World Democracy and our Middle East archive.
The Bahrain Court of Cassation, the country’s court of last resort, on December 31, 2018 upheld a five-year sentence for Rajab, a human rights defender.
A high court in the UAE upheld a 10-year prison sentence of Emirati rights activist Ahmed Mansoor for criticizing the government in social media posts.
Yemen’s two opposing sides outside Swedish capital, Stockholm, both agreed to hand control of key Red Sea port of Hodeida to the United Nations.
So why do we think of ourselves as a great nation? Is it because of our great economy? Is it because we call ourselves a Christian Nation? Should we, who call ourselves great, actually be great?
It is up to ordinary people like us to become more critically aware of the global political-economic systems that govern our lives. From that point on, the choice is ours to make – do we continue to condone it?
The Senate on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to move forward on a resolution ending U.S. military support to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen.
Yemen government to give civil servants and pensioners raises after protests against the country’s woeful economy nearly paralyzed a major port city Sunday.
War crimes investigation urged into disappearances, torture and likely deaths in prisons run by the UAE in Yemen
Fifty or so peace activists came out early this cold morning on the steps of City Hall to tell Mayor Bill Di Blasio and institutions like Harvard University and MIT, where the Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud will be visiting, not to meet with a war criminal.