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Yemen

About despair and doom

INDIA: The Theater of Cruelty has just returned from India, where they participated in the 12th International Theater Festival in Kerala. We asked director Lars Øyno to reflect on their performance and experiences.

Norway and the war in Yemen

: Without the people of Norway being aware of it, Norwegian politicians approve the sale of weapons and ammunition to oppressive dictatorships that systematically kill civilians in Yemen. 

«Norwegian authorities lack spine»

: The situation in Yemen is worrying. Nevertheless, Norway still sells weapons to the parties. "I am shocked at the scale of the abuses perpetrated by warring parties," said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a recent report on children and armed conflict. 

Nordmann among bombs and casualties in Yemen

: Sissel Overvoll works for MSF in war-torn Yemen: "We constantly hear air strikes, and get patients who are injured by bombing every single day," says the Norwegian nurse. 

War crimes with Norwegian ammunition?

: The war in Yemen has led to the biggest humanitarian crisis in the world. All the warring parties are responsible for war crimes, according to the UN. Nevertheless, Norway continues to export weapons to the parties.

"Norway helps dictators"

: "Sad, but not surprising," says Wojoud Mejalli, award-winning activist and journalist from Yemen about the Norwegian arms sale.