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RIP To My Beloved Friend Ghassan Al-Husseini: Yemeni Hero, Yemeni Tragedy

by Jonathan “Madd Cold” Azaziah

I write to y’all today, paradoxically, brokenhearted after the death of my oldest friend, yet simultaneously proud beyond quantification of his bravery and martyrdom. My beloved brother Ghassan al-Husseini, Brooklyn-bred but Yemen’s own, was wounded in a Saudi regime air raid on Saada City on August 24th and after slipping into a coma a few days later, finally succumbed to his wounds early yesterday morning. Ghassan’s lungs had been punctured by shrapnel from Al-Saud’s American-made bombs, and because of the barbaric US-UK-Saudi-‘Israeli’ siege on Yemen, the incomparably courageous Yemeni doctors could not, despite repairing his lungs, prevent sepsis from overtaking his body because they didn’t have the antibiotics available to fight it. I am… devastated. And furious. So furious. Because this shouldn’t have happened. Continue reading RIP To My Beloved Friend Ghassan Al-Husseini: Yemeni Hero, Yemeni Tragedy

Condemnations Of Saudi Crimes In Yemen Are Hollow Without Full Support For Ansarullah

by Jonathan Azaziah

It isn’t enough just to condemn Al-Saud’s latest slaughterous raids on a food factory in Sanaa, homes in Hajjah, a gas station in Ibb, apartment buildings in Saada and the airport of Ta’iz, horrific crimes against humanity that left at least 30 Yemeni civilians dead and dozens of other innocents badly wounded. It isn’t enough to correctly point out the two-faced nature of certain world actors and ask “where is the UN?!”, or “where is the OIC?!”, or “where are the ‘human rights’ campaigners and ‘Palestine Solidarity Movement’ activists?!” It isn’t even enough to express your rage in the most proper manner and scream “Death to Saud!” Continue reading Condemnations Of Saudi Crimes In Yemen Are Hollow Without Full Support For Ansarullah