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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

CONGRESSMAN LIEU LETTER TO CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS ON CIVILIAN CASUALTIES IN YEMEN AIRSTRIKES

September 30, 2015
Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | jack.dannibale@mail.house.gov | 202-225-3976

Washington – Congressman Ted Lieu (D | Los Angeles) has sent a letter to General Joseph F. Dunford, the incoming chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, requesting further information about civilian deaths as a result of Saudi Arabian led coalition airstrikes in Yemen.   In the letter, Congressman Lieu goes on to request that the United States cease aiding coalition airstrikes in Yemen until the coalition demonstrates that they will institute proper safeguards to prevent civilian deaths.

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