[ View the story "In war, Yemenis celebrate life" on Storify] In war, Yemenis celebrate life Yemenis share photos and stories of their lives with #OurYemen as Saudi-led bombing and blockade continue.
The Stream· Wed, Apr 01 2015 20:00:27
“@SaraHJIshaq: @hamishNews: Faces of #Yemen - not 'just another war zone'.
@everydayyemen #KefayaWar #OurYemen” ✌️Naheeda
#KefayaWar #OurYemen They can't go oustside to play because it's dangerous so they stay home and read instead --
@MonaMutawakel: #KefayaWar #OurYemen He was excited about his birthday and war did not stop us from celebrating it !
My family now. @IshaqHanan: Trying to pretend life is as it used to be. Bombings outside #KefayaWar #OurYemen #Yemen
My cousin! @IshaqHanan: #KefayaWar #OurYemen despite his fear of the "boom" we managed to make him sing us a song
#OurYemen because our children's lives should be defined by their dreams rather than by war. #KefayaWarIman B.
Netizens are also sharing memories of life in Yemen:
These 3 #Yemen-i girls were IDPs (#refugees from #Abyan) living in #Aden school (pic from 2011) #KefayaWar #OurYemen
On matting and cushions we laid down and stretched ourselves and watched motes of dust gently swirl in the vine-filtered light. #OurYemenArabellas Life
#OurYemen I will never forget sipping tea at a small shop near the Silah that was right across from the Old City in the evening in #Sana'aAlan Williams
Outside the country, users drew attention to Yemenis
stranded at airports around the world because of a no-fly zone using
(and the English equivalent
). Some stranded passengers are also unable to leave airports because of visa or financial issues.
#KefayaWar Yemenia airways (#Yemen's national carrier) reports more than 4916 #Stranded_Yemenis in world airports since the airstrikes beganنون عربية
The least we can do for them is let them in until the crisis ends.
#يمنيون_عالقون أقل مانفعله استقبالهم حتى تزول الأزمةماريـا
This is Numan who is stuck in the Milan's airport in Italy since Thursday... he's like hundreds of Yemenis stuck at airports around the world...
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1000s of #Stranded_Yemenis across the region are in need for urgent help.. #GCC busy with war but forget humanitarian issue #يمنيون_عالقونKhaled al-Hammadi