Rape of Yemen Escalates

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Rape of Yemen Escalates

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

US imperial viciousness is what the rape and destruction of Yemen is all about – begun by Bush/Cheney drone terror-bombing, escalated by Obama, continued by Trump, waged largely by despotic Saudis and UAE forces.

An entire population is at risk, the death and injury toll already many multiples greater than the official UN falsified numbers.

The Hodeideh Red Sea port city is Yemen's sole lifeline for humanitarian aid, amounts supplied woefully inadequate.

On Wednesday, Saudi and allied forces began a major assault to take the city in response to Houthi fighters refusal to pull out – clearly OK'd by the Trump regime, complicit with Riyadh, wanting Yemen entirely blockaded, Houthi freedom fighters defeated, no matter the human cost.

Hodeideh is home to around 400,000 Yemenis. The death and injury toll will likely be horrendous if fighting rages in the
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