The impact of media coverage and the arms trade in the tragedy of Yemen

The impact of media coverage and the arms trade in the tragedy of Yemen

The impact of media coverage and the arms trade in the tragedy of Yemen

September 21, 2018
Press Club, Brussels

 

The Speakers:
Lode Vanoost, Journalist, former deputy;
Samuel Legros, Coordination nationale d’action pour la paix et la Démocratie (CNAPD)
Bahar Kimyongur, Agency for Human Rights

Axes of the Conference:

Saudi and Emirati crimes in Yemen, the “factory of consent” and selective indignation through the mainstream media, the Belgian lawsuit against arms export licenses to Saudi Arabia, the international campaign against conviction to death of Saudi opponents such as Raif Badawi, Israa Al-Ghomgham or Ali Nimr.