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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ
Journalist. Orwell Fellow. Mostly Yemen/Arabian Peninsula since 2010. Once upon a time I trained racehorses You can support my work here
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ retweeted
Jerome Starkey Dec 10
In a nutshell, Britain is on the same side as Saudi Arabia, Al Qaeda, Sudan & Eritrea. We sold them £4.6bn worth of arms and probably helped launder their enemy’s loot (£60billion) on in
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ 11h
Replying to @ionacraig
Don't forget Britain is already supporting military intervention in Yemen that includes Sudan and the Sudanese Rapid Support Forces, aka the Janjaweed - who Britain accuse of genocide
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ 22h
Replying to @ionacraig
It appears Signal - which was working without a VPN after other social media was blocked - has now also been blocked in Yemen.
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ retweeted
Sanaء Uqba 🇾🇪🇬🇧 Dec 10
Absolutely devastated to hear veteran Yemeni singer, Abubakr Salem has passed away today. Unmatched vocals and the soundtrack to our childhood, may you rest in peace, Abu Aseel.
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 10
Replying to @ionacraig
Having taken Khokha three days ago, anti-Houthi forces claim to be gaining territory up the Red Sea coast towards Zabid.
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 10
Britain and the war in Yemen from me plus on Saudi's intervention, for
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ retweeted
Jerome Starkey Dec 10
Britain is on the same side as a government it accuses of savage human rights abuses (Eritrea) & a regime and militia it accuses of genocide (Sudan) - in Yemen. in
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ retweeted
Anna Stavrianakis Dec 10
Excellent piece by - history and politics of the war in Yemen; internal, regional and international dynamics, incl the 'glass wall' that allows UK to deniably participate in the war; a solution can't just focus on elites
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ retweeted
Tom Clark Dec 9
However dire, Syria is no longer the world’s most acute humanitarian crisis. Yemen is. And Britain is implicated. has penned the definitive guide
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ retweeted
Monocle 24 Radio Dec 9
The Foreign Desk: Yemen after Saleh – talks to and
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 8
Replying to @ionacraig
No mention of the two civilians including a 14 year-old boy killed in a US drone strike three days later on Nov. 23
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 8
Internet Shutdown in Yemen: Recurring Disruptions Threaten Civilian Safety, Human Rights, and Press Freedom -
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 7
And how many Yemenis - who Mohammed bin Salman is currently starving - would that $450 million feed...
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 7
*were
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 7
Replying to @ayerabian___
*were
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 7
Not all were Southern Resistance. Some where from the Tihama Resistance. But at least I didn't refer to them as Saleh loyalists as did.
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 7
Replying to @ayerabian___
Not all were Southern Resistance. Some where from the Tihama Resistance
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 7
Replying to @hrw
*SaudiS
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 7
“The US, UK and France have shielded the Saudi from scrutiny. The UN should urgently sanction Saudi Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman and others responsible for the unlawful blockade” -
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Iona Craigأيونا كريچ Dec 7
Replying to @ionacraig
This comes amid an apparent purge by the Houthis in Sana'a. Amongst the many detained are dozens of demonstrators from yesterday who were calling for the release of Saleh's body for burial.
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