US Ally, Saudi Arabia, Kills or Maimes Children every Four Hours In War-Torn Yemen

This video is a few months old, but the info is still relevant. If you’re a ‘holier than thou’ Democrat who thinks Hillary Clinton is a better choice for human rights than her potential opponent — think again — and again  

By Claire Bernish

A child has been killed or maimed every four hours in the year since Saudi-led airstrikes began in Yemen — a sevenfold increase over the previous year. Though this is likely a tragic underestimation of the true number, nearly one-third of all civilian casualties are children.

According to a report from UNICEF, the bombing campaign has taken an extraordinary toll on the civilian population in Yemen:

Attacks on schools and hospitals and the denial of humanitarian assistance to children continue to occur. The UN verified 51 attacks on education facilities, including schools and personnel.

Sixty-three health facilities were attacked, the U.N. verified, and basic “services and infrastructure in Yemen are on the verge of total collapse.”

Even before the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed coalition began the now year-long offensive, Yemen had been one of the most impoverished countries in the world. But the intense fighting by all parties to the conflict has created a humanitarian crisis of alarming proportions — and children tend to be most affected.

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http://www.activistpost.com/2016/03/a-child-is-killed-or-maimed-every-four-hours-in-war-torn-yemen.html

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