U.S. Senate Approves Legislation With Potential To Help Alleviate Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen
Oxfam America: Senate bill helps push peace in Yemen
“[Last] Tuesday, the Senate approved legislation to shift the U.S. government away from unconditional and unlimited support to Saudi Arabia’s military intervention in Yemen. This measure has the potential to be vital in helping alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The bill holds the State Department accountable to monitor and certify that Saudi Arabia is making real efforts to reach a peaceful resolution in Yemen and to limit its role in the humanitarian crisis by letting more vital goods like food, fuel, and medicine into the country, and avoiding civilian targets in its strikes…” (5/25).