Yemeni American activists are launching a hunger strike to demand an end to Yemen's 6-year civil war: 'They're no longer on the brink of it, they are in famine.'

Published Apr 07 2021 at 1:21 AM GMT
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  • Iman Saleh is on her ninth day of a hunger strike to demand the end of a US-backed Saudi fuel blockade and a six-year war that has caused millions of people to suffer.
  • Saleh, 26, is one of six Yemeni-American activists, part of the grassroots Yemeni Liberation Movement, who have gone on a hunger strike in Washington, DC, and Michigan.
  • She said the effort comes after years of protests and calling and sending letters to representatives about concerns over the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, which she sa.




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  • Published Apr 7, 2021 1:21 AM GMT