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A rider to the FARM BILL essentially strips War Powers regarding YEMEN from 115th Congress for the remainder of its term.
A child is DYING of starvation every 10 MINUTES in Yemen.
There is 1-hour debate on the Bill today.
The Senate also votes on their Yemen resolution today.
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In a few hours, the Senate may vote on whether to end U.S. military support for Saudi-led war in Yemen. Millions in Yemen are on the brink of starvation. Is this what accountability for the U.S. in global policy could look like? #YemenCantWait #SJRes54
Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Since 2015, the Saudi-led coalition, with U.S. arms, fuel, and tactical support, has been responsible for two-thirds of the civilian casualties in this conflict.…
Amal, age 7, was just one of the heartbreaking casualties of this war. She died of famine caused by the Saudi blockade on Yemen’s ports and its indiscriminate bombing of civilian sites, which drove up the cost of basic food items and made markets unsafe.…
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Our colleague @cbatallasICRC left Aden after 18 months.

5 reasons why #YemenCantWait in his own words. #Thread:

"After 22 years as a humanitarian worker, I wouldn't have thought I could be so shocked by the fact that the int'l community is unable to prevent so much suffering.
1. Health care:

It´s quite shocking to see a medical facility full of people who haven't been paid in I don´t know how many months.

A broken system which somehow has to cope with the influx of wounded civilians. Some hospitals in Aden have just 3 hours of electricity a day.
They have some bandages, some aspirins… they have no materials but still, there they are.

These hospitals have nothing because the health system has been broken for the past 3 years.

But still, they are working. We´re supporting all these places with our medical staff.
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چرا یمن برای آمریکا و سعودی اهمیت دارد؟/ یمن بزرگترین ذخیره نفتی جهان
یمن فقیر نیست، فقیرش کرده‌اند، این کشور دارای منابع نفتی بسیاری است به همین خاطر روی آرامش را نمی بیند. یمن کشوری که اکنون نزدیک به 3 سال است...
رسانه و مردم شمائید...
...مقابل تجاوز نظامی عربستان و همپیمانان او مقاومت کرده، یک کشور ویژه و منحصر به فرد است.
یمن دارای منابع نفتی و گازی فراوانی است که همچنان دست نخورده باقی مانده و شرایط استخراج به خاطر وضعیت جنگی این کشور ایجاد نشده است.
نفت تنها دارایی مردم یمن نیست، بلکه زمین های این کشور بسیار حاصلخیر است، داشتن آب های فراوان به ویژه آب های زیر زمینی این کشور را می تواند از لحاظ کشاورزی نیز علاوه بر خودکفا شدن، صادرات صادر کنند محصولات کشور کند. اما این کشور ثروتمند همیشه فقیر نگه داشته شده...
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Blockade in #Yemen has killed so far 247,000 children due to famine & CURABLE diseases since March 2015

2,000 women & over 3,000 children have been killed by direct coalition bombardment campaigns.

More info on @SyrianaAnalysis
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Watch #StopTheWarOnYemen video on this link👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻

That’s without counting the thousands of injuries. Children are left disabled as well as mentally and physically scarred for life or orphaned.

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I don’t even know how US citizens can claim that their government is fighting for freedom while their president says clearly we are protecting Saudi regime while this regime committing the most heinous crimes against humanity in
look here
- US Saudi Coalition, unforgettable crimes.

look here
- US Saudi Coalition, unforgettable crimes.

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260. Orçamento do Tratado sb Comércio de Armas – 10 maiores devedores (em US$ mil):
🇧🇷 47,07
🇬🇧 29,53
🇰🇷 23,04
🇩🇴 12,45
🇵🇾 11,45
🇸🇳 11,23
🇹🇩 11,19
🇲🇩 11,18
🇲🇱 11,17
🇳🇪 11,13
(Fonte: @ATTSecretariat, maio/2018)
261. O total das dívidas chega a US$ 494 mil. Principal devedor, a dívida do Brasil representa 9,52% desse montante
262. O Brasil é um dos países que ainda não efetuaram contribuições ao orçamento do Tratado sobre Comércio de Armas. As dívidas acumuladas (em US$):
12.840,90 | 2015/2016
16.492,85 | 2017
17.739,20 | 2018
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