Saudi Arabian border guards accused of killing hundreds of migrants in new report
Saudi Arabian border guards have been accused of killing hundreds of migrants as they tried to cross the border from Yemen – with one person telling the Human Rights Watch group that they were “fired on like rain”.
Alison Thewliss MP: ‘it’s absolutely nonsensical that the government is supplying so much aid but also weapons’
Forty-two MPs from across the political spectrum have written to the Prime Minister calling for her to condemn the attack on Hodeidah and, if necessary, to stop British-made weapons being supplied to the Saudi-backed forces. Joining us from Glasgow is one of those MPs, Alison Thewliss of the Scottish National Party.
Yemen: ‘300,000 kids at risk’ as all out bombardment launched on port
The civil war in Yemen has taken a dramatic new turn as Saudi-backed forces try to take the key rebel-held port of Hodeidah. Aid agencies say the coastal city provides a vital route for food and medicine and that millions of people are at risk of starvation if goods cannot pass through it. The Foreign Secretary Boris…