The global mass media regarding the humanitarian crisis and the on-going conflicting situation in Yemen have played the very influential role, which helped to change the global political scenario after all. The commencement of the Arab-Spring in Tunisia and then the emergence of the Houthis in Yemen, which started demonstrating and conflicting against the Yemeni government. The coalition led by the Arab States and their back-power like the United States, including the United Kingdom, France and other western countries has involved to intervene into the created crisis of Yemen. The help by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran is provided to the Houthis rebellious group and its supporters, and the existing Yemeni government is supported to grab the power of Yemen by the continuing help from the Sunni based Saudi Arabia and its international back-powers. Consequently, there has made political instability and a fatal humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Millions of people of Yemen had died from the starvation for days and thousands of women and children are not only suffering from the terrible malnutition, but also a human crisis in Yemen. The good umber of humanitarian organizations and the Saudi government has come to Yemen in order to reduce the created humanitarian crisis of it. Mass media around the world has helped to know the world audience about this crisis in Yemen by focusing the contribution of every party in the conflict.
Yemen is a Middle East country, which stands on the Southern part of the Arabian Peninsula. Since the ancient period, Yemen was performing a good position and known as a historical location once ruled by the Otomans as the important path for trading with the Indian Subcontinent. There has some historical places which been has written down at the UNESCO. But this Yemen in the on-going century is bound with the conflict, helpless situation, economically underdeveloped, unemployment, political instability and humanitarian crisis, it could be said that now Yemen around the world, is the most unfit places for surviving the human life. Because of happening conflict between the rebellious group and the Yemeni government, it has made the political instability, humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Foreign countreis interventions in Yemeni internal war also can’t avoid the responsiblity of the Yemen crisis. In order to stop the activities of the Houthis and its advocates, the coalition led by Saudi Arabia and supporters of it come to Yemen but with their national interest. Thousands and millions of people in Yemen had died and has been dying from the starvation, lack of health supports, lack of economical supports, due to the created war taking place between the houthis group, the govrnment and others.
The global media regarding the Yemen crisis are performing to change the poltical aspects and the scenario of the global politics. The ongoing conflicting situation between two major groups in Yemen, is increasing day by day and affecting not only to the Middle-East but also to the world in where the United Nations has already taken initiative measures to alleviate this situation, in particular, those countries in the Middle-East are also trying to assuage this crisis. Countries like Qatar, Russia and the UK relay their perspectives mainly in Saudi Arabia while others, such as China and Yemen report more on an international scale of humanitarian efforts by the UN and UNICEF.
“The Middle East is known as the focal point of the modern global politics” wrote by Ala-Uddin Vhuyan, the First Secretary of Bangladesh Foreign Ministry in Canada. Yemen, member of GCC in Middle-East, is now at stake due to happening conflict as a civil war since the contemporary ruler, president Ali Abdullah Saleh, from the begging of 2011. The coalition in the Middle-East led the government Saudi Arabia, as an international actor, and foreign back-power like the United State, including the United Kingdom, France along with other western countries has been intervening here as the helper of the existing government and taking some effective and initiative measure against the Houthi rebellious group and the supporters of its to stop the activities of them. Arab spring fueled Yemen, consequently, President Ali Abdullah Saleh was forced to hand over the power to his deputy Mansur Hadi. Currently, Yemen is in a crisis due to a political transition where it created a conflict between the Houthis, a northern Yemen group, and the Yemeni government and its supporters.
A good number of writings like books, online articles and journals and others on Yemen Crisis, in particular, humanitarian crisis in Yemen are available. Many scholars who are very conscious regarding the international parties and their interests and faults along with the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Helen Lackner uncovered in her book named “Yemen in Crisis” that “the roots of the social and political conflicts that threaten the very survival of the state and its people. She reveals the corruption of the country’s US-backed autocratic regime, as well as its failure to address national impoverishment and to plan an equitable economy for Yemen’s growing population”.
OBJECTIVE OF THE PAPER:
Mass media like Qatar’s English news outlet “Aljazeera”, Saudi Arabia’s English news outlet “Saudigazette”, Yemen’s news outlet “National Yemen”, The UK’s news outlets “Independent and Reuters”, China’s English news outlet “Xinhuanet” are playing significant role in the crisis globally. This paper will show these global media how changed the scenario in Yemen. Our paper also shows how and why Saudi Arabia and Middle Eastern states as well as global power made the crisis more critical. We will show how global media are representing the human condition, including children and women’s issues. Why Al Qaeda and Houthis movement against government is increasing?
This term paper on “Understanding the Role of Global Media in Yemen Crisis” has been made with the help of secondary data, which includes journals, books by the Analyst, reports, online news outlets and Journals, articles and reports, online PDF books also and others. Secondary information has been collected from the published books and published journals. The most of the data of This term paper have maintained on the basis of qualitative and descriptive method. This term paper has been made by the group works along with the help of every member of the group.