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…