Sanaa-tized? Rights Groups Sue State Dept For Refusing To Evacuate 1,000s Of Americans From Yemen

Sanaa-tized? Rights groups sue State Dept for refusing to evacuate 1,000s of Americans from Yemen (RT, April 10, 2015):

The US government has been sued over abandoning its citizens in Yemen, where up to 4,000 Americans are feared stranded. Pentagon officials claim an evacuation would be too dangerous for military personnel to carry out.

After the US Embassy in Yemen was evacuated along with all military personnel, there were no US forces left in the country to help American citizens who got stuck amid the worsening armed conflict.

Three Arab and Muslim human rights groups united in preparing a lawsuit bringing dozens of cases of American citizens denied evacuation from Yemen to the attention of the Obama administration. Some of the families stranded in Yemen have small children, maintains a lawsuit filed on Thursday, McClatchy DC reports.

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