Wherever Saudi influence appears around the world, women lose rights and autonomy. For Saudi Arabia, a top U.S. ally, a position on the Women’s Commission is a way to further whitewash its image and keep the organization from shining a spotlight on Saudi abuses.Read More »
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Vote this Week to Block Arms Deal to Saudi Arabia, CodePink speaks out | United for Peace and Justice, DemocracyNow!
This week, the week of Sept. 19, the Senate will vote on the Murphy-Paul-Franken-Lee bill to block a $1.15 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia.Read More »
Saudi Arabia Threatened to Break Relations With U.N. Over Human Rights Criticism in Yemen | Foreign Policy
Riyadh warned Turtle Bay it would pull hundreds of millions of dollars from U.N. programs if it was singled out for killing and maiming children in Yemen.Read More »
We hope the western response to this criminal act will not be more bombing of wedding parties and hospitals throughout Yemen, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.Read More »