epa05870206 A Yemeni walks among the rubble of buildings allegedly destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes on buildings two years ago, in Sana'a, Yemen, 25 March 2017. On 26 March 2015, the Saudi-led coalition launched a military campaign against the Houthi rebels and allied positions in Yemen, sparking a full-blown armed conflict. United Nations figures show more than 10 thousand people have been killed, more than 32 thousand injured and three million others displaced in two years of fighting in Yemen. EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

Yemen and its people are engulfed by utter devastation. In the two-plus years of the conflict between the Houthi movement and its allies, including former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, and an interim government supported by a Saudi-led military coalition, more than 10,000 people have died – and not just because of violence.
Two thirds of Yemen’s 26 million people live with the reality of famine, with about 7 million already suffering from acute malnutrition. Of this number, more than 3 million face acute malnourishment. In these conditions, a child under five dies every 10 minutes. What’s more, the World Health Organisation is sounding the alarm over a new cholera outbreak in the country, which has killed hundreds of people and put some 150,000 at risk.
While it’s true that both sides of the conflict have inflicted innumerable harms on Yemeni civilians, the overwhelming force of the Saudi coalition, backed and supplied by …