Category Archives: Yemen

A great union, when we open our borders


It is a challenge to read and digest an Easter message from a politician who just over a week ago spoke about chocolate eggs as though they were a matter of national importance whilst in the middle of selling weapons … Continue reading

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Tillersons words – do they butter any parsnips?


Speaking at an event attended by world leaders to commemorate the Sant’Anna di Stazzema massacre in 1944 in which more than 500 civilians were killed, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stated “We rededicate ourselves to holding to account any and all … Continue reading

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The worst form of hypocrisy from No 10


In her first foreign visit since enacting Article 50 Theresa May has been in Saudi Arabia, a nation whose human rights record is one of the worst in the world, that in 2012 put to death more prisoners than any … Continue reading

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Let us stand with Margot Wallstrom


On a number of occasions over the lifetime of this blog I have written about the need for our nation to end its sales of weapons to Saudi Arabia and challenge their human rights record. Occasionally a bold UK Minister … Continue reading

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We need a Rand and Chris


The collective ears of the Yemeni nation must have been burning on Wednesday, and one assumes they were attuned to events taking place in two major American Cities. Whilst the outcome may not seem hugely significant, if there is a … Continue reading

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