Yemeni scholars caught up in Russia’s irruption face laborious peregrinations and ethnical profiling as they try to escape Ukraine.
When Abdullah * woke up to the sound of enchantresses at dawn in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv last week, and explosions chimed out, it started distressing recollections from the war in Yemen.
Russia launched a full-scale irruption of Ukraine on February 24.
Abdullah is among hundreds of Yemeni scholars caught up in the Russian war in Ukraine, according to Yemeni and transnational levies trying to void them.
Yemeni scholars and citizens speaking to Al Jazeera asked to remain anonymous, stewing possible damages that may affect their legal status in Ukraine.
At least 227 civilians have been killed and 525 wounded in Ukraine, and at least one million people have fled the country, according to the UNHCR.
The UN exile agency says it could be the “ biggest exile extremity this century”,