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Global Journalist: Yemen War Fuels Humanitarian Crisis

Asmaa Waguih

Civil war in Yemen has forced more than 3 million people from their homes and left millions more in need of food and other humanitarian aid.

With the recent failure of UN-backed peace talks, the situation is unlikely to ease.

On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at the crisis in Yemen and Saudi Arabia's controversial airstrikes in the country that have worsened the plight of its desperate people.

  Joining the program:

  • Sama'a Al-Hamdani, writer for the news site Yemeniaty
  • Akshaya Kumar, deputy director of the UN program at Human Rights Watch
  • Laura Kasinof, freelance writer and former Yemen correspondent for the New York Times and other news outlets
  • Nabeel Khoury, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council

Jason left Global Journalist in 2019
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