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The famine facing Yemen is a war crime it must be investigated
Key Excerpts from Article on Website of The Guardian (One of the UK's leading newspapers)


The Guardian (One of the UK's leading newspapers), November 22, 2018
Posted: December 3rd, 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/nov/22/famine...

Today the UN security council will debate a UK-drafted resolution containing a rather gentle entreaty to the warring parties in Yemen. It will ask them to take constant care to spare civilian objects, including those necessary for food production, distribution, processing and storage. If that sounds like the safety instructions for a new vacuum cleaner, then welcome to the world of UN resolutions. But what it actually reveals is a far darker, more shameful truth.The truth of a Saudi-led coalition, armed by Britain and the United States, which from the very start of the conflict in 2015 has sought to use starvation as a weapon of war. Their on-off blockades of any ports and airports controlled by the Houthi rebels have drastically cut supplies of food to a Yemeni population that relies on imports to eat. But far more insidiously, and in the absence of imports, the Saudi air force has systematically and deliberately destroyed the domestic means of producing and distributing food inside Yemen. Their bombs have constantly targeted agricultural land, dairy farms, food processing factories, and the markets where food is sold. these are no mistakes. These are medieval tactics with modern weapons deliberately employed by the architect of the Yemen war Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in an attempt to bring the rebel-held areas of the country to their knees. He could not care less about the impact on Yemens civilian population, any more than he cared about what happened to Jamal Khashoggi.

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