Union of International Transport Workers’ Federation Called to Open and Keep all Yemeni Ports Away From War
The Union of International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) called on Sunday to open and neutralize land, sea and air ports in Yemen, declaring its solidarity with the Yemeni people who are exposed to the siege.
At the conclusion of the 44th conference held in Singapore with the participation of 2,400 participants representing more than 600 international trade unions, the Union called for the United Nations to open all ports and keep them away from the war on Yemen.
The Union stressed on the freedom of movement, the transfer of goods, the introduction of medicines and humanitarian aid to Yemen.
Participants in the ITF Congress include about 140 countries, representing more than 600 trade unions, with more than 19 million members.
Over 18,000 missile attacks on markets, hospitals and cultural centers by Riyadh and coalition partners UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Senegal and Sudan, the borders between the two belligerents remain largely unchanged.
UNHRC data indicates that at least 8 million of the nation’s 28 million people require emergency food assistance immediately, while humanitarian workers in the nation have identified areas in which people are eating leaves to survive, as an estimated 2.3 million people in the country have been driven from their homes and are now refugees.
As the Saudi-led coalition disrupts supplies of food and other necessary items, including medical equipment, through the sea, land and air blockade.