…The article highlighted the suffering of Yemeni civilians amid a devastating war pitting Houthi rebels and their allies against a Saudi-led coalition whose campaign of airstrikes, which are aided by American-supplied bombs and intelligence, have killed thousands of civilians. Economic warfare has worsened the despair for many Yemeni families, and the country is at risk of a catastrophic famine. The conflict began more than three years ago, and it received more attention when the killing of a Saudi dissident, Jamal Khashoggi, led to outrage and turned a spotlight on Saudi actions in the region….more: nytimes
Some Muslims were planning to visit the area but Al Hamdulilah– they did not. You may ask why?
Answer: Because the Islamophobic organizations,Media and men had shown that: Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty, unless he is a Mulsim….
A judge’s decision to release a Tennessee man on bail after he was recorded threatening to stab, shoot and firebomb a Muslim community in upstate New York has been criticized by civil rights activists.
Robert Doggart, 63, and a former candidate for Congress, said he wanted to take his “battle-tested M-4” military-style assault rifle, “with 500 rounds of ammunition, light-armor piercing”, a pistol with three extra magazines and a machete to burn down “the kitchen, the mosque and their school” in the hamlet of Islamberg, according to a criminal complaint against him…MORE: theguardian