NGOs demand UN action on Yemen crisis


More than 50 prominent non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil societies from across the world have called on the United Nations (UN) to take urgent action regarding the humanitarian crisis in Yemen in the wake of Saudi airstrikes, Press TV reports.

In a letter sent to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the UK-based Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) and some fifty other organizations warned of the human catastrophe and the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Yemen.

The organizations urged the UN chief to use his influence and put pressure on the Saudi monarchy to end its ongoing military aggression against Yemen.

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