Live Encounters Magazine October 2018

The US Senate has rejected an effort to end support for the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen that has resulted in the deaths of thousands of civilians and driven the country to the brink of famine. “The relationship is probably the strongest it’s ever been,” Trump said. “Saudi Arabia is a very wealthy nation and they’re going to give the United States some of that wealth, hopefully, in the form of jobs, in the form of the purchase of the finest military equipment anywhere in the world.” Meanwhile the bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in a devastating attack on a school bus in Yemen was sold as part of a US State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN, which has established that the weapon that left dozens of children dead on August 9 was a 500-pound (227 kilogram) laser-guided MK 82 bomb made by Lockheed Martin, one of the top US defense contractors. The bomb is very similar to the one that wreaked devastation in an attack on a funeral hall in Yemen in October 2016 in which 155 people were killed and hundreds more wounded. The Saudi coalition blamed “incorrect information” for that strike. Will anyone be prosecuted for these war crimes by the International Criminal Court?

Live Encounters Magazine Octobber 2018

David Morgan – Is the International Criminal Court fit for purpose?
Dr Greta Sykes – The Fight With The Lion
Dr Ivo Coelho – Religiosity and Morals
Mark Ulyseas – Văn Miếu The Temple of Literature Hanoi
Professor Paula Banerjee – Women in Indian Borderlands
Randhir Khare – The Living Word
Mikyoung Cha – The People I Met
Ozlem Warren – Okra with Chicken…
Andrea Lamberti – My Favourite Photographs Part 1
Carl Scharwath – Fragmentary Emotion

Live Encounters Magazine October 2018 PDF


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