The BBC has highlighted the on-going disaster in Yemen in a programme on 18 January 2021 which is now available on iPlayer
Justice & Peace Scotland – Crisis in Yemen Event – Sunday 24th January 4.30pm
The conflict in Yemen is one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters, their suffering driven by UK made weapons.
Ahead of the International Day of Action for Yemen (Monday 25th January) Justice and Peace Scotland invites you to hear more about the devastating links between arms manufactures here and the devastating conflict in Yemen on Sunday 24 January 2021 at 4.30pm.
Emma Cockburn is the Scotland Coordinator at Campaign Against Arms Trade and is responsible for highlighting Scotland’s contribution to the UK’s arms trade. Emma is currently working on supporting defence diversification projects and arms divestment opportunities across the country. Coming from an anti-nuclear and trade union background, Emma is passionate about empowering activists to create lasting change and is currently involved in creating a reporting detailing the arms industry’s influence in Scotland.”
Rev Daniel Woodhouse a Methodist minister currently serving in the Brighton and Hove Methodist Circuit. Over the past 15 years has been involved in many different forms of anti-arms activism, including a break in at BAE-Systems Warton over the sale of Jets to Saudi Arabia and their use in Yemen.
To book tickets to attend Crisis in Yemen click here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/crisis-in-yemen-tickets-135651732985