Aug 02, 2020 08:52 UTC

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, there has been no sign of any easing of the Saudi-led blockade of Yemen. Also despite repeated UN demands over the past weeks for the Saudis to allow aid in, not only have the Saudis not accepted the repeated international calls for aid to be allowed in, there’s no sign that the Saudis have acknowledged the calls at all, seemingly ignoring the situation entirely as the civilian toll mounts.