Yemen needs food and medicine, not guns

2021-03-21T02:16:14-04:00March 6th, 2021|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , |2 Comments

If you want to see the children of Yemen, you don’t need to go far. Pull up a chair. Here they are, children of war and disease and famine. There’s one, skin wrapped tight over bone, bloodied under bandages covering her wounds. There’s another, looking up at us, a boy with no leg.  And another girl, alive, apparently, on a bed of sorts.