Yemenis Rally in Front of UN Office, Urging the World Body to Take Action against Saudi Aggression


Althawra Net

October 19th, Yemenis have held a rally in the capital, Sana’a, to criticize  the ongoing Saudi military aggression against their impoverished country and lift the siege imposed on Yemen

On Monday, several hundred Yemenis, including rights activists and the representatives of non-governmental organizations, gathered in front of the United Nations (UN)’s office in Sana’a, urging the world body to take serious action to put an end to the Saudi aggression

 “We have gathered near the UN office to call for an end to genocidal war waged by Saudi Arabia. We want to say that the news about Saudi atrocities are either being blocked or fabricated by media in order to mislead the international community and silence the voice of truth,” said a protesters

Carrying banners and chanting anti-Saudi slogans, the demonstrators described Saudi atrocities in Yemen as far worse than the Israeli massacre of Palestinians

“Saudi Arabia has killed Yemeni women and children and destroyed public and private properties and the country’s infrastructures. They systematically kill Yemenis in wedding ceremonies, at mosques and even at markets,” a protesters said

Sadiq Abu Shwareb, a member of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee, said that Saudi Arabia imposes an air and sea blockade on Yemen, and  prevent the arrival of aircraft and ships carrying humanitarian aid to the country that led to a severe shortage of food, medical supplies and threatens a humanitarian disaster

He pointed out that the crimes of the Saudi aggression on Yemeni people exceeded all international laws, demanding an international investigation about the Saudi aggression crimes on Yemen