On March 17, 2022, Al-Manar TV (Hizbullah-Lebanon) aired a report about anti-Saudi murals painted on the walls of the Saudi embassy in Sana'a, Yemen. The reporter said that the paintings expressed the "victimhood of the Yemeni people and the monstrosity of the [Saudi] aggression." Fawwaz A-Najjar, a Yemeni artist, said that he will continue to paint on the walls of the Saudi embassy "until victory comes" or until he is martyred. In one of the murals, Saudi Arabia is depicted as a cow being milked by former U.S. President Donald Trump. Abdallah Mahfadi, a Yemeni citizen, said that this painting represents the "reality of the suffering of the Arab and Islamic nation."
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Yemeni Muralist Fawwaz Al-Najar: "I Will Continue To Paint On The Walls Of The Saudi Embassy Until Victory Comes Or Until I Am Martyred"
Hamoud Muhammad Sharaf: "Fawwaz Al-Najjar is a Yemeni artist. With his brush, he has managed to express the victimhood of the Yemeni people, and the great monstrosity of the aggression. He has expressed this on the walls of the Saudi Embassy in Sana'a. This is the real face of our big neighbor, Saudi Arabia.
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Fawwaz Al-Najjar: "In the past, we could not pass through here. There were guards here, pick-up trucks, and security forces. Today, I can use my brush to deliver a message on the walls of the Saudi Embassy. [I paint images of] the aggression and the siege. My brush will continue to expose them and their cruel aggression against the Yemeni people and other nations.
"I will continue to paint on the walls of the Saudi Embassy until victory comes or until I am martyred.
Reporter: These "Meaningful Murals" On The Embassies Of Saudi Arabia And Other "Aggressor Countries" Raise Awareness Among Yemeni Citizens
Abdallah Mahfadi: "In his latest interview, Trump said that Saudi Arabia is a cash cow. So this painting represents reality. This is the reality of the suffering of the Arab and Islamic nation, including the Yemeni people as a whole."
Sharaf: "On the walls of the Saudi Embassy in Sana'a and the embassies of other aggressor countries, Fawwaz concentrates on painting his meaningful murals. Thus he helps with creating awareness among Yemeni citizens. From the Yemeni capital of Sana'a, this is Hamoud Muhammad Sharaf for Al-Manar TV."