Let us assume that these children, if they did not die of hunger, were killed or wounded with Western weapons, in particular produced by the US and Great Britain which now stand as defenders of Ukraine. Just go to the web, there is a huge publication of dossiers in this sense.
The local media as well as the Western ones when they deign to talk about this conflict, which so far has caused 377,000 victims, define it as a clash between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Without remembering the atrocities that Riyadh has committed, as it is an ally of the West.
“Yemen is the worst and biggest humanitarian and development disaster in the world and continues to worsen,” said UNDP chief Achim Steiner on 23 November.
Meanwhile, the representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Yemen, Philippe Duamelle denounced that “since the conflict in Yemen broke out almost seven years ago, the United Nations has verified that more than 10,200 children have been killed or injured. The real figure is likely to be much higher. “
Likewise, he said that as a result of the escalation of the conflict in 2021 in this region, violence has increased this year and, as always, children are the ones who suffer the most. In this regard, he reported the number of minors killed in the first two months of the current year, specifying that 47 Yemeni children lost their lives or were injured.
In addition, he called on all parties involved in the war in Yemen and those who exert influence over it to protect civilians. “The safety of children, their well-being and their protection must be guaranteed at all times,” she stressed.
The serious humanitarian situation facing the Yemeni population worsened in March 2015, with the start of the bombing and blockade campaign by Saudi Arabia and its allies, with the intention of restoring the former president to power Abdu Rabu Mansur Hadi from Yemen.
Human rights organizations do not cease to warn about the catastrophic consequences of the conflict in Yemen, however Riyadh has ignored the voices asking her to end the war and be held responsible for the crimes she has committed against the poorest country of the country. Arab world.
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