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Civilians Face Worsening Catastrophe as US-Backed Saudi Coalition Expands Offensive in Yemen


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Civilians Face Worsening Catastrophe as US-Backed Saudi Coalition Expands Offensive in Yemen

Andrea Germanos, staff writer

As Yemenis suffer "appalling damage" from ongoing conflict, one humanitarian medical organization says that those states supporting the coalition-led offenses may be contributing to civilian deaths.

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that nearly 4,000 people had died in the conflict since it broke out mid-March, nearly 1,900 of whom were civilians.


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" United States and United Kingdom both say they are not formally part of the coalition, they are both providing direct assistance—including logistics and intelligence—as well as serving as major weapons suppliers for the campaign." That statement just about sums everything up.


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Every time a weapon fires, a bomb is dropped, a warship sails the seas, and another F-35 is built, the MIC profits...and profits...and profits...