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The War in Yemen

Lord Hylton

IHere is the text of a Question for Written Answer I have put to HMG: “Whether they will make further deliveries of arms and military equipment to Saudi Arabia conditional on that Government making determined efforts to achieve peace in Yemen”.  

Yemen – the unknown war

Lord Hylton

This began with the Arab Spring of 2011-2012. Deaths have risen to some 10,000 of whom about 2000 have succumbed to cholera, often the result of polluted water. It is said that 42,000 people have been wounded by fighting and bombing. All sides have committed atrocities, including ISIS and Al Qaeda. Yet Saudi Arabia and…