Yemen horror tragic children dying as a famine will put millions at risk.
And there is one major reason for it – Saudi Arabia’s war against Yemen.
And it is aided and abetted by Western allies.
The United States, the United Kingdom and France have supplied a Saudi coalition with weapons and intelligence.
The war is championed by Saudi Arabia’s current leader – Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
But lost in the minimal coverage the war is getting in Western media is the human toll it is taking.
Yemen Horror Children Dying
But now the New York Times has put a human face to all the misery, suffering and horror the people of Yemen are facing.
And the paper has not shied away from showing it in all of its horror.
The horror of children close to death from starvation with pictures.
Here is an excerpt from the story.
“Chest heaving and eyes fluttering, the 3-year-old boy lay silently on a hospital bed in the highland town of Hajjah, a bag of bones fighting for breath.
“His father, Ali al-Hajaji, stood anxiously over him. Mr. Hajaji had already lost one son three weeks earlier to the epidemic of hunger sweeping across Yemen. Now he feared that a second was slipping away.
“It wasn’t for a lack of food in the area: The stores outside the hospital gate were filled with goods and the markets were bustling. But Mr.Hajaji couldn’t afford any of it because prices were rising too fast.
“I can barely buy a piece of stale bread,” he said. “That’s why my children are dying before my eyes.”
And the paper went so far as to state why it published the pictures.
Its article was called:
But the paper’s approach was not without consequences.
When it posted its article on Facebook, the social media giant took it down.
It claimed it violated its standards.
And yet Facebook allows endless streams of hateful posts and pornography on its site without consequences.
The phoniness of it all is appalling.
But after a social media uproar about its decision Facebook allowed the New York Times article to be posted.
Here is the full New York Times story.