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April 10, 2018

US Senate: End the Yemen catastrophe

type: Petition
by: Deniz Zehra Tavli

Yemen is a catastrophe -- millions are on the brink of starvation, cities lie in ruins, and the largest cholera outbreak ever recorded grips the country.

For three years, Saudi Arabia has led a vicious bombing campaign, while at the same time blocking humanitarian aid from reaching desperate civilians. 

They aren't doing it alone -- the US is actively participating, sending them weapons and sharing targeting advice, even refueling Saudi bombers during airstrikes.

Now US senators from both parties, horrified by the slaughter, have introduced a bill to stop US participation in this tragedy. If the US steps away, it could finally stop the war. The vote will be close but they believe a massive show of public support could make the difference to fence-sitters. 

Add your name now to the petition for peace.

You can read more about the situation in Yemen in our story here.