July 24, 2015 Issue

Show of Hands
In Focus

Show of Hands

Sanaa, Yemen—Yemenis gathered outside the Saudi embassy to protest Saudi-led airstrikes that continued despite a U.N.-brokered humanitarian truce aimed at allowing much-needed supplies into the country, which has been under siege since March. More than 3,000 people have been killed in airstrikes and fighting between Houthi militias and forces loyal to the exiled government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. Yemen’s 21 million people have endured months of shortages of food, medicine, fuel and other vital supplies.
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