Could the coronavirus pandemic present reduction in Yemen?


Much of the world’s focus is on the rising coronavirus pandemic.

And because the conflict on the illness is stepped up, the United Nations is asking for a ceasefire in different wars – reminiscent of in Syria and Yemen – saying individuals must be combating the outbreak, not one another.

The warring sides in Yemen are cautiously backing the UN’s attraction.

Five years of battle have killed a minimum of 100,000 individuals and created the world’s worst humanitarian disaster.

What are the prospects of ending the battle?

Presenter: Bernard Smith


Hussain Al-Bukhaiti – journalist and commentator on Houthi affairs

Afrah Nasser – researcher on Yemen for Human Rights Watch

Elisabeth Kendall – senior analysis fellow in Arabic and Islamic research at Pembroke College, University of Oxford

Source: Al Jazeera