The U20 brings together the mayors of 26 of the biggest and most powerful cities in the world in past years it has included New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Houston. If Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago is invited to attend, she should boycott this year’s U20 summit to stand against the leadership of Saudi Arabia, which has been starving and bombing the people of Yemen for years.
Senator Gillibrand wrote a letter to Secretary Pompeo and acting administrator Barsa about restoring $73 million in life-saving aid to Yemen. This comes at a critical time. A hospital in Hajjah, Yemen just closed due to fuel shortages. The region is battling coronavirus, dengue fever, cholera, polio, and malaria. How is Yemen supposed to fight these diseases without functioning hospitals? Contact your senators and ask them to support this important letter!
The Trump administration is planning to bypass Congress and sell $8 billion dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE so these countries can “defend themselves from Iran.” We know that Saudi Arabia is the biggest threat in the region and creating the worst humanitarian crisis in the world in Yemen.
Medea Benjamin’s Book on Saudi Arabia and Speaking Tour
Free Ali al-Nimr and all Saudi political prisoners #FreeAli