On the sidelines of the ongoing UN Human Rights Council Session in Geneva, extraordinary seminars examined the dire situation in Yemen, which the UN has called the worst humanitarian catastrophe in the world. Elke Fimmen of the Schiller Institute addressed a seminar on the sanctions on March 13, sponsored by the Organization for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV) on March 13, and jointly organized with the German human rights organization “INSAN for Human Rights and Peace”.
The Foreign Minister of Yemen, Eng. Hisham Sharaf, sent a letter to Helga-Zepp LaRouche and all members of the international LaRouche Movement, expressing gratitude for the campaign they have been waging to stop the war of aggression on Yemen and calling for integrating Yemen into the New Silk Road paradigm. The minister had been given the LaRouche statement personally on Sept. 13 by Fouad Al-Ghaffari, the chairman of the Yemeni Advisory Office for Coordination with the BRICS.
On Sept. 13, Engineer Hisam Sharaf, the Foreign Minister of Yemen, received in his office in Sana’a a copy of the statement of the LaRouche Movement calling for an international investigation of the Saudi-led genocide in Yemen, and other emergency measures. The statement was hand-delivered by Schiller Institute friend Fouad Al-Ghaffari, Chairman of the Yemeni Advisory Office for Coordination with the BRICS, and President of the Yemeni Youth Cabinet.
On Sept. 16, the LaRouche political movement in the United States released a statement demanding an international investigation into the Saudi-led genocide ongoing in Yemen, which is being distributed at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly meetings in New York. The recent new revelations on the role of Saudis in the 9/11 terrorist attacks have once again put the spotlight on the need to dismantle the Saudi-related networks perpetrating such crimes.
Supporters of Jacques Cheminade’s presidential bid took part in an international demonstration on March 25 in Paris to demand an end to the ongoing genocide in Yemen, where they distributed a short statement by the candidate headlined “Stop the Mass Death.” “Stop the Mass Death.”
The Chairman of the Yemeni Advisory Office for Coordination with BRICS, Fouad Al-Ghaffari, published the following short statement on social media on March 8.
A conference on the “Forgotten War Crimes in Yemen” was held in Berlin on Feb. 25 at the initiative of Yemeni citizens living in Germany, to raise awareness of the urgent need to put an end to what is clearly the mass murder of the Yemenite people. Two representatives of the Schiller Institute spoke on the topic “Stop the genocide, peace through development”, bringing in the role Yemen can play in the New Silk Road perspective. They also read a statement from Helga Zepp-LaRouche, the president of the Schiller Institute, which we publish below.