17 mai 2018

Amnesty: Huge numbers of Yemenis flee Hodeidah as fighting nears

middleeastmonitor.com

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have been fleeing Hodeidah as fighting intensifies on frontlines near the Houthi-held western province, Amnesty International said on Thursday, warning that “the worst is yet to come” if the war reaches urban areas. Reuters reports that, forces backed by a Saudi-led military coalition are advancing towards Hodeidah port city, long a key target in the three-year-old war, though local officials told Reuters this week they do not plan to launch an assault on densely [...]