W20 “Women 20” urged to oppose Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Violations

A coalition of human rights and peace organizations is urging the W20 "Women 20" and W20 delegates to end their silence on Saudi Arabia's human rights violations. The W20 "Women 20" is one of multiple engagement groups that consult to the G20. The G20 is hosted by Saudi Arabia this year. The letter urges the … Continue reading W20 “Women 20” urged to oppose Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Violations

Media: “Progressives Laud Coronavirus Ceasefire In Yemen” | The National Interest

“Progressives Laud Coronavirus Ceasefire In Yemen,” The National Interest, April 10, 2020. “‘A cessation of hostilities in Yemen can only be a first step,’ the Thursday letter from fifty-nine organizations said. ‘Yemenis need a durable ceasefire, a comprehensive and inclusive political settlement to the current conflict, unencumbered access to humanitarian aid and commercial imports, and accountability … Continue reading Media: “Progressives Laud Coronavirus Ceasefire In Yemen” | The National Interest

Joint statement by 59 NGOs on the announcement of a temporary ceasefire in Yemen

April 11, 2020: Yemen | Joint statement on Yemen ceasefire 59 NGOs from across the world released a statement cautiously welcoming the recent ceasefire of hostilities in Yemen, and calling on all parties to reach a comprehensive and inclusive political settlement to the current conflict. Text below: (PDF here) 11 April 2020 Over five years … Continue reading Joint statement by 59 NGOs on the announcement of a temporary ceasefire in Yemen

Media: “Ahead of G20 ‘virtual meeting’, Saudi bashed for reckless oil price war and coronavirus response” | The New Arab

"Ahead of G20 ‘virtual meeting’, Saudi bashed for reckless oil price war and coronavirus response" “Sunjeev Bery, the executive director of Freedom Forward, an anti-autocrat campaign group, said the young Saudi crown prince and de facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, was a ‘terrible host’ for tackling the pandemic. ‘The Saudi ruler is … Continue reading Media: “Ahead of G20 ‘virtual meeting’, Saudi bashed for reckless oil price war and coronavirus response” | The New Arab