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Joint Yemen NNGO-INGO statement – UNGA 2017

Yemen is on the brink of famine. A staggering 7 million people have been pushed into food insecurity since the conflict began two and a half years ago. In 2014, 10 million Yemenis were food insecure. This figure has jumped to 17 million people, i.e. 60 percent of the population … ( Read More)

Front Line Defenders: Ali Al-Dailami Physically assaulted & threatened by Houthi-backed authorities

On 25 January, members of the Houthi-backed authorities physically assaulted and threatened human rights defender Mr Ali Al-Dailami near a checkpoint outside the main gates of the Yemen Ministry of Interior in Sana’a. In the early morning of 25 January, Ali Al-Dailami was driving to work when he passed through … ( Read More)

Human Rights Council: Adopt resolution on human rights defenders and reject hostile amendments

 Member States of the UN Human Rights Council should support the adoption of a vital draft resolution on the protection of human rights defenders and vote down over 30 hostile amendments proposed by China, Cuba, Egypt, Pakistan and Russia to substantially weaken the text. In an open letter to governments, a … ( Read More)

Yemen Organization concluded its training course about monitoring and documentation of prison conditions in Yemen with the support of the European Union

Yemen organization for defending rights and democratic freedoms ended a training course on last Tuesday, 17 November 2015 related to monitoring and documentation for the prisons condition in Yemen among its project of death penalty  abolishment in Yemen with the support of the European union     Training course targeted trainees … ( Read More)

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