Joint letter to Congress from 20 NGOs regarding the FY2021 NDAA

July 10, 2020 | Letter to Congress leaders regarding FY2021 NDAA Freedom Forward joined numerous other organizations in calling on Congressional leaders to support an amendment to the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would pause all transfers of U.S. air-to-ground munitions to the Saudi/UAE-led coalition fighting the war in Yemen. Text below (PDF … Continue reading Joint letter to Congress from 20 NGOs regarding the FY2021 NDAA

Letter to the U.N. on listing the damage of the Saudi-UAE Coalition

May 15, 2020 | Letter to the United Nations Freedom Forward joined a group of seven other organizations in urging the United Nations to re-list the coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for attacks on schools and hospitals – in addition to continuing to list other perpetrators in the conflict, including the … Continue reading Letter to the U.N. on listing the damage of the Saudi-UAE Coalition

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