To The Daily Sun,
The British Broadcasting Corporation is doing a story on Yemen and the never-ending war between the Houthis and Saudis. Nothing new, however, the children are the ones suffering particularly under the age of five. Children constitute a third of all civilian deaths during the first year of conflict in 2009, I think.
BBC likes to show the west at its worse, I think, but they play a part in this as well, as being an allied partner with Saudia Arabia. The first section was put on the air today (Dec. 6) and tomorrow the second.
My thoughts and observations: It is horrific to see these famine-induced children brought upon by war with countries of the same religion. It behooves me to understand this hatred. I can't. But as well as seeing the children, I saw the parents or at least one child. Two mothers, one obese and the other nutritionally fit. I saw a strapping father begging for help from somewhere. I think he must have been a fighter. Why are these adults so well fed, and their children nearly dying of starvation? I know why. They are eating well, and the children are a second thought. I see that a parent must feed themselves, but they also can share with their children. Or don't they think of this. If the women were not feeding themselves so well, their reproductive system would shut down and they could no longer breed. I saw this in Africa. The women would eat the solids of soup they made and give the children broth. I don't think these children of Yemen are even getting broth.
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