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World Says No to War on Yemen – Global Online Rally

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

World says No to War on Yemen

11:00 PST / 14:00 EST / 19:00 UK / 22:00 Yemen

The shockingly under-reported war in Yemen has led to the death of 250,000 people and created the worst humanitarian crisis anywhere in the world according to the UN. They estimate that more than 24 million people in the country, which was already one of the poorest on the planet prior to the war, will need humanitarian assistance in 2021.

The war is led by Saudi Arabia, with the involvement of the UAE, but it is backed by some key Western powers – the US, the UK, France, Spain, Italy and Canada. In particular, the US and the UK have maintained unquestioning support for Saudi Arabia since the war began and are both participants in the war.

This protest is timed to take place just days after the inauguration of Joe Biden, who has promised to end US support for the war. This is our one central aim – to hold him to his word and force fellow governments to follow suit.

Over 230 organisations from 17 countries have signed up for a call to action against the war on Yemen so far, making this the biggest international anti-war co-ordination since the campaign against the Iraq war. Unfortunately, due to the circumstances in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic many of the planned physical protests have had to be postponed but our global movement will not be silenced.

For the World Says No to War on Yemen Global Online Rally we have brought together a group of prominent voices from across the world to speak out against this utterly brutal war and call for its immediate end.
Amongst those joining us at 11am/PT/2pmET/7pm GMT on Mon 25th January will be…

Amongst those joining us at 11am/PT/2pmET/7pm GMT on Mon 25th January will be…

  • Dr. Cornel West
  • Ahmed Al-Babati (British-Yemeni Soldier)
  • Dr. Shireen Aladeimi
  • Jeremy Corbyn MP
  • Danny Glover (Actor)
  • Daniele Obono (French National Assembly Member)
  • Yanis Varoufakis (MeRA25 Secretary-General)

More to be announced soon.

Register for the livestream here: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/reg…/WN_a1UiRQgwS_Kk-sBG86bv-A

 

Call To Protest Internationally on Monday January 25th, 2021. Please add your organization here!

Since 2015, the Saudi-led bombing and blockade of Yemen have killed tens of thousands of people and devastated the country. The U.N. calls this the largest humanitarian crisis on Earth. Half the country’s people are on the brink of famine, the country has the world’s worst cholera outbreak in modern history, and now Yemen has one of the very worst COVID death rates in the world: It kills 1 in 4 people who test positive. The pandemic, along with withdrawal of aid, is pushing more people into acute hunger.

And yet Saudi Arabia is escalating its war and tightening its blockade.

The war is only possible because Western countries — and the United States and Britain in particular — continue to arm Saudi Arabia and provide military, political and logistical support for the war. The Western powers are active participants and have the power to stop the world’s most acute human crisis.

The disaster in Yemen is man-made. It is caused by the war and blockade. It can be ended.

People and organizations from the U.S., Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, Australia, India, Spain, Bangladesh, Poland, and across the world, are coming together to call for an end to the war in Yemen and solidarity with the people of Yemen. We demand that right now our governments:

  • Stop foreign aggression on Yemen.
  • Stop weapons and war support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Lift the blockade on Yemen and open all land and sea ports.
  • Restore and expand humanitarian aid for the people of Yemen.

We call on people around the world to protest the war on January 25, 2021, just days after the U.S. presidential inauguration and the day before Saudi Arabia’s ‘Davos in the Desert’ Future Investment Initiative.

We ask individuals and organizations everywhere to call for protests — with masks and other safety precautions — in their towns and cities on that day and make clear that the WORLD SAYS NO TO WAR ON YEMEN.

Please add the name of your organization by clicking here. Add your name to the list!

SIGNATORIES AS OF 20 JANUARY 2021:

1. Stop the War Coalition (UK)
2. Action Corps (US)
3. Yemeni Alliance Committee (US)
4. Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation (US)
5. CODEPINK (US)
6. Just Foreign Policy (US)
7. Peace Action (US)
8. Voices for Creative Nonviolence (UK and US)
9. Freedom Forward (US)
10. Massachusetts Peace Action (US)
11. Peace Action New York State (US)
12. London Students for Yemen (UK)
13. Arab Organisation for Human Rights in the UK
14. Nonviolence International (Global)
15. Mobilization Against War and Occupation (Canada)
16. Rete No War Roma (Italy)
17. The Lady Fatemah Charitable Trust (UK)
18. Union of Arab American Women (US)
19. RootsAction.org (US)
20. Labour Against the Arms Trade (Canada)
21. Yemeni Community in Canada
22. Iraqi Democrats (UK)
23. Raytheon Anti-War Campaign, Mass. (US)
24. World BEYOND War
25. Campaign Against Arms Trade (UK)
26. Western New York Peace Center (US)
27. Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (UK)
28. White Rabbit Grove RDNA (US)
29. New Jersey Peace Action (US)
30. Students for Yemen (US)
31. Islamophobia Studies Center (US)
32. Arabian Rights Watch Association (US)
33. Veterans For Peace – Santa Fe Chapter (US)
34. Baltimore, MD Phil Berrigan Memorial Chapter Veterans For Peace (US)
35. Veterans For Peace – NYC Chapter 34 (US)
36. Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space (US)
37. Granny Peace Brigade (US)
38. Australian Anti-Bases Campaign Coalition
39. NYC Metro Raging Grannies (US)
40. The New York Catholic Worker (US)
41. United National Antiwar Coalition (US)
42. Pax Christi USA
43. Maine WTR Resource Center (US)
44. Banyan Tree (India)
45. No to War – No to NATO (International)
46. Dwight Hall Peace Initiative (US)
47. Demilitarise Education Ltd. (UK)
48. Stop the WAR in Yemen (Germany)
49. Veterans For Peace (US)
50. Insan for Human Rights and Peace (Germany)
51. Grup Antimilitarista Tortuga (Spain)
52. Pax Christi Whatcom (US)
53. Pax Christi Illinois (US)
54. St. Camillus/Pax Christi Los Angeles (US)
55. Pax Christi Lansing (US)
56. Pax Christi Dallas (US)
57. Holy Spirit Catholic Community (US)
58. Pax Christi Little Rock (US)
59. Marymount-Pax Christi (US)
60. American Friends Service Committee (US)
61. Pax Christi El Paso (US)
62. Colectivo Noviolencia (Spain)
63. Human Rights for Yemen Charity (UK: England & Wales)
64. Frente Antiimperialista Internacionalista (Spain)
65. Catholics for Peace and Justice (US)
66. Peace Action of WI (US)
67. Laughton Greenwood (UK)
68. Rodmell Food Forest (UK)
69. Center for International Policy
70. Pax Christi Northern CA (US)
71. Albert and Amelia Ferst Interfaith Center (US)
72. Canadian Defenders For Human Rights
73. United for Peace and Justice (US)
74. The United Methodist Church – General Board of Church and Society (US)
75. Social and Cultural Association of Polish Palestinians (Poland)
76. University Network for Human Rights (US)
77. New Internationalism Project, Institute for Policy Studies (US)
78. Peace by Peace (US)
79. La France insoumise (France)
80. Ain Sohaota Kendra Foundation (Bangladesh)
81. Just Peace Advocates (Canada)
82. Peace in Kurdistan (UK)
83. Movimiento por un mundo sin guerras y sin violencia (Chile)
84. Veterans For Peace Chapter 61-St Louis MO (US)
85. NW/1400/5 Branch Unite the Union (UK)
86. East Lancashire CND (UK)
87. Nasmo Foundation for Rights & Freedom Supporting the Social Peace (Yemen)
88. Entesaf for Woman and Child Rights (Yemen)
89. CAPA DePaul (US)
90. Collectif Échec à la guerre (Canada)
91. Tower Hamlets CND (UK)
92. Amnesty Thetford (UK)
93. Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Cymru (UK)
94. London Campaign Against Arms Trade (UK)
95. Midland PeaceWorks (Canada)
96. Cymdeithas y Cymod, the Fellowship of Reconciliation in Wales
97. Canadian Foreign Policy Institute
98. Vancouver Peace Poppies (Canada)
99. Aktion Aufschrei – Stoppt den Waffenhandel! (Germany)
100. Peace & Neutrality Alliance Ireland
101. Human Rights Sentinel (Ireland)
102. War Resisters League (US)
103. Canadian Peace Congress
104. Lebenshaus Schwäbische Alb e.V. (Germany)
105. Migrant Solidarity Network (Switzerland)
106. The Nuclear Resister (US)
107. Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom US
108. Canadian BDS Coalition
109. Forum Peace Ethics within the Evangelical Church of Baden, Germany
110. Chicago Area Peace Action (US)
111. Chicago Committee Against War and Racism (US)
112. Black Lives Matter (UK)
113. Pax Christi Western Massachusetts (US)
114. Madison-Rafah Sister City Project (US)
115. Science for Peace Canada
116. Disarm Oxford (UK)
117. Bund fuer Soziale Verteidigung (Federation for Social Defence) (Germany)
118. Kooperation für den Frieden / Cooperation for Peace (Germany)
119. Revolutionary United Front (US)
120. East lancashire CND (UK)
121. Centre for the Study of Gender, Culture and Social Processes (India)
122. UK Democratic Socialists of America
123. Nación Andaluza (Spain)
124. Health Alliance International (US)
125. North Country Peace Group, Setauket, NY (US)
126. Peace Pledge Union (UK)
127. United Against Inhumanity
128. Salam For Yemen (France)
129. Asociación de Militares y Reservistas de Especial Disponibilidad 45+ (Spain)
130. Association Coopérative d’Économie familiale de Québec (Canada)
131. Solidarios sin Fronteras (Spain and Yemen)
132. La Guerra Empieza Aquí (Spain)
133. GERNIKA GOGORATUZ Peace Research Center (Spain)
134. Alternativa antimilitarista. Moc Las Palmas (Spain)
135. Karabana Mugak Zabaldu (Spain)
136. Gernikatik Mundura ONGD (Spain)
137. rete antirazzista catanese e Comitato NoMuos//NoSigonella-Ct (Italy)
138. Information Centre on Militarisation (IMI) (Germany)
139. Jungsozialist*innen Kanton Zürich (Switzerland)
140. Réseau du Forum Social de Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches (Canada)
141. Le Mouvement de la Paix – France
142. Maine War Tax Resistance Resource Center (US)
143. KRA VISIONARY PROJECT PARTNERS (Ireland)
144. Rehumanize International (US)
145. Environmentalists Against War (US)
146. Positive Moon (UK)
147. Peace Action Maine (US)
148. Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space (US)
149. Women in Black – Augusta, Maine (US)
150. Civilized Humanity (US)
151. Behind Enemy Lines Anti-Imperialist Resistance (US)
152. WILPF-ITALIA (Italy)
153. Greater Brunswick PeaceWorks (US)
154. Comitato pace convivenza “Danilo Dolci” – Trieste (Italy)
155. Pax Christi (Italy)
156. LEPOCO Peace Center (Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern) (US)
157. Democratic Socialists of America, SF Chapter, International Solidarity Committee (US)
158. FORUM CONTRO LA GUERRA (Italy)
159. Abbasso la Guerra OdV (Italy)
160. Bien Vivre Ensemble (Canada)
161. Charter for compassion Yemen (Yemen)
162. Merrimack Valley People for Peace (US)
163. Frauennetzwerk für Frieden e.V. (Women’s Network for Peace, Germany)
164. Centro Studi Sereno Regis (Italy)
165. Democratic Socialists of America – International Committee (US)
166. Voices for Creative Nonviolence (US)
167. Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation (US)
168. Al-Hayah (Yemen)
169. Palestinian Youth Movement (North America)
170. Women Against Nuclear Power – Finland
171. Shadow World Investigations (UK)
172. Justice Movement-Yemen
173. Palestine Aid Belfast (UK)
174. Spin Film (US)
175. Xaverian Missionaries UK Region
176. Pax Christi Scotland
177. Political Discussions for Peace (Cyprus)
178. Tid Til Fred – aktiv mod krig (Time for Peace – active against war) (Denmark)
179. Bwana Foundation (US)
180. Peace Action Bay Ridge (US)
181. Doctors in Unite branch of Unite the Union (UK)
182. Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network (International)
183. Northeast Tennessee Democratic Socialists of America (US)
184. NYC War Resisters League (US)
185. CodePink EastBay Chapter, SF Bay Area, California (US)
186. MENA Rights Group (Switzerland)
187. Revista La Mar de Onuba (Spain)
188. Emakumeok gerraren aurka – Mujeres contra la guerra (Basque Country, Spain)
189. Berkeley Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) (US)
190. Stand for Justice (UK)
191. Birmingham National Education Union (UK)
192. Merseyside Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (UK)
193. Project South (US)
194. Justice for Muslims Collective (US)
195. Arab Resource & Organizing Center (AROC) (US)
196. Green Party Peace Action (US)
197. Veteranos por la Paz España (Spain)
198. US Campaign for Palestinian RIghts (USCPR) (US)
199. Libyan American Alliance (US)
200. Seed the Commons (US)
201. Yemen Solidarity Council (International)
202. Yemeni Community Association of Canada
203. Friends of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) in France
204. Save Yemen (Yemen)
205. Antennes de paix Montréal (Canada)
206. Jewish Voice for Peace, Bay Area Chapter (US)
207. Long Beach Area Peace Network (US)
208. Broome Tioga Green Party (US)
209. Pasaje Seguro Cantabria (Spain)
210. ONGI ETORRI ERREFUXIATUAK (Spain)
211. MusCare (US)
212. Dorchester People for Peace and Justice (US)
213. World Can’t Wait (US)
214. Fire This Time Movement for Social Justice (Canada)
215. Carovane Migranti (Italy)
216. Justice is Global (US)
217. Pendle Palestine Twinning Group (UK)
218. Avaaz (International)
219. Boston DSA Internationalism Working Group (US)
220. Sam for rights and development (Yemen)
221. The Union Of Arabian Academics (Yemen)
222. Muslims United for Justice (US)
223. Illinois Green Party (US)
224. Neighbors For Peace/Evanston-Chicago (US)
225. Coop Anti-War Cafe Berlin (Germany)
226. Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) (Canada)
227. Plataforma Burgos con las personas refugiadas (Spain)
228. Caravana Abriendo Fronteras (Spain)
229. People For Peace, London (Canada)
230. East Bay Democratic Socialists of America (US)
231. COMITATO RICONVERSIONE RWM PER LA PACE E IL LAVORO SOSTENIBILE (Italy)
232. Middle East Crisis Committee (Connecticut) (US)
233. Ground the Drones and End the Wars (US)
234. Syracuse Peace Council (US)
235. Maine War Tax Resistance Resource Center (US)
236. Peace Action of WI (US)
237. Bremer Friedensforum (Germany)
238. Veterans for Peace, Syracuse, NY Chapter (US)
239. GSsA – Groupe pour une Suisse sans armée / GSoA – Gruppe für eine Schweiz ohne Armee (Switzerland)
240. Associazione Albatros (Italy)
241. Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns (US)
242. Love Without Borders-For Refugees in Need (Greece-USA)
243. About Face: Veterans Against the War (US)
244. Historians for Peace and Democracy (US)
245. Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War (Canada)
246. Health Alliance International (US)
247. Libertarian Party Mises Caucus (US)
248. Wage Peace (Australia)
249. Comitato NoMuos/NoSigonella (Italy)
250. Victoria County Libertarian Party of Texas (US)
251. Coordinamento Ossola Solidale (Italy)
252. LIBERTY-PAC (US)
253. Berliner Initiative Legt den Leo an die Kette (Germany)
254. Sholem Community of Los Angeles (US)
255. Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR-USA)
256. Workers Voice Socialist Movement (US)
257. Commission 4 of the International League of Peoples’ Struggles (International)
258. Reject Raytheon AVL (Asheville, NC) (US)
259. Green Party of Santa Clara County (US)
260. German Yemen Centre for Peace and Development
261. Peace Com. 15th St. Friends Mtg. (Quakers) (US)
262. Brooklyn For Peace (US)
263. Democratic Socialists of America (US)
264. Workers Party of Britain (UK)
265. Tampa Democratic Socialists of America (US)
266. Middle East Peace – Community Organizing Center (US)
267. Students for Yemen (Birmingham, UK)
268. Women Against War (US)
269. Collettivo Autonomo Lavoratori Portuali (CALP Genova) (Italy)
270. Middle East Peace (US)
271. The Manenberg Artesia Aids and Peace Project (US)
272. US PEACE COUNCIL
273. Northern California War Tax Resistance/People’s Life Fund (US)
274. Federazione Regionale Europa Verde Liguria (Italy)
275. Galway Alliance Against War (Ireland)
276. Peace People Northern Ireland
277. 20 South Country Peace Group (US)
278. Chicago Democratic Socialists of America
279. Latin America Solidarity Coalition of Western Massachusetts (US)
280. Earth Care Not Warfare (US)
281. Frauen für den Frieden Schweiz (Switzerland)
282. Metro D.C. Democratic Socialists of America
283. Young Democratic Socialists of America at Valencia College (US)
284. Partido Socialista Libre Federación (Spain)
285. Justice And Peace Scotland
286. Sardegna PULITA (Italy)
287. Frauen für den Frieden Schweiz (Switzerland)
288. Muslim LGBT Network (UK)
289. Denver Peace Council (US)
290. TECs Tertulias en Cuarentena (Spain)
291. Seattle Democratic Socialists of America
292. Edinburgh Stop the War (Scotland)
293. International Centre for Eritrean Refugees and Asylum Seekers – ICERAS (UK)
294. Pax Christi – Kommission Friedenspolitik (Germany)
295. All Creatures (US)
296. Resistance Studies Initiative, UMass Amherst (US)
297. WILPF Scotland
298. Beyond War and Militarism, Syracuse, NY (US)
299. Portland DSA (US)
300. Edmonton Small Press Association (ESPA) (Canada)
301. Canadian Women’s Declaration
302. COLLECTIF URGENCE YÉMEN (France)
303. Associazione Oltre il Mare (Italy)
304. NJ State Industrial Union Council (US)
305. GreenNet (US)
306. Peace, Justice, Sustainability NOW! (US)
307. Sí: Plataforma contra la impunidad de los crímenes del franquismo (Spain)
308. Ongi Etorri Errefuxiatuak Araba (Spain)

(Signatory list updated weekly. Last updated 21 January 2021, 12:00pm New York.)

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Date:
January 25
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2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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