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Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Yemen

World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis Largely Ignored By Western Media

A day ago, a Saudi jet fired on a convoy of cars in Mawzaa district, Yemen. The strike is reported to have killed at least twenty civilians, many from the same family. These cars carried families who were fleeing renewed fighting near the city of Taiz in southwest Yemen. “Nowhere in Yemen is safe for civilians,” said Shabia Mantoo of the UN’s Refugee Agency (UNHCR). This incident, like others before it, says the UNHCR, “demonstrates the extreme dangers facing civilians in Yemen, particularly those attempting to flee violence, as they disproportionately bear the brunt of conflict.”

July 25, 2017

Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Flood Turkey After Fleeing Islamic State

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times The number of Syrians fleeing from Islamist militants and entering into Turkey in recent days has exceeded 130,000, making the flight one of the largest refugee flows to date during the Syrian conflict, the United Nations said Monday. “In Turkey we have never witnessed such big numbers in […]

September 22, 2014