Practice Relating to Rule 53. Starvation as a Method of Warfare
In 1990, in the UN Sanctions Committee on Iraq, Yemen declared that “hunger … must be prevented on humanitarian grounds”.
Yemen added: “On humanitarian grounds the Iraqi and Kuwaiti peoples must not be allowed to face the prospect of famine. They must be able to obtain the necessary foodstuffs, such as cereals, cooking oil and milk for children.”