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Yemen: Mass all-woman Houthi rally held in Sanaa02:18

Yemen: Mass all-woman Houthi rally held in Sanaa

Yemen, Sanaa
January 17, 2017 at 19:24 GMT -00:00 · Published

More than 3,000 women staged a demonstration today in Sanaa to protest against the Saudi Arabia's involvement in the conflict in Yemen.

The pro-Houthi women, who packed the Sanaa football stadium, carried banners that urged Yemeni women to “fight for peace”, while chanting for victory and marching carrying machine guns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers.

Casualty figures have exceeded 10,200 people since the Saudi-led campaign against Houthi forces in Yemen began in 2015, with a reported 40,000 injured and over 10 million “in need of urgent assistance”, according to latest UN report.

Yemen: Mass all-woman Houthi rally held in Sanaa02:18
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More than 3,000 women staged a demonstration today in Sanaa to protest against the Saudi Arabia's involvement in the conflict in Yemen.

The pro-Houthi women, who packed the Sanaa football stadium, carried banners that urged Yemeni women to “fight for peace”, while chanting for victory and marching carrying machine guns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers.

Casualty figures have exceeded 10,200 people since the Saudi-led campaign against Houthi forces in Yemen began in 2015, with a reported 40,000 injured and over 10 million “in need of urgent assistance”, according to latest UN report.

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