March 25, 2019 marked the beginning of the 5th year of the Saudi-led war on Yemen. The Granny Peace Brigade, together with friends including some from the Saturday Catholic Worker vigil for Yemen, gathered outside the NY Consulates of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, one of the coalition partners of the Saudis in their war on … Continue reading Four years of “living in Hell”—Children in Yemen
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 People Present: Members of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and their friends. Members of the New York Police Department. Bystanders Location: The United States Mission to the United Nations, First Avenue, NYC. Introduction: This is the fifth day of a fast and series of demonstrations beginning in York City on December 29, … Continue reading Grandmother arrested while trying to save the children of Yemen
Members of the Granny Peace Brigade participated in the weekly vigil for peace in Yemen, in Union Square on Saturday, November 24th. The weekly vigil was initiated by the Catholic Worker one and a half years ago. Several members of other peace organizations take part in this endeavor. In spite of the fact that the … Continue reading YEMEN CAN’T WAIT
On March 22, 2015 Saudi Arabia launched a war against Yemen, a country now considered “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis,” according to the United Nations. Millions of people face starvation caused by Saudi blockades of port cities; cholera outbreaks from Saudi bombing of hospitals, water and sanitation systems; a rampant wave of destruction waged against … Continue reading VOICES RISING FOR YEMEN
While... We have bombed them killing civilians and children. We helped Saudi Arabia kill over 10, 000 (still counting) with the sale of weapons and refueling of the bombers we sold them. And now FAMINE threatens this country, one of the poorest in the world! Millions! The GPB joined a week long action across from … Continue reading Why Yemen? What have Yemenis done to the USA?