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Yemen: Call for investigation into the suspicious death of journalist Mohammed Al-Abbsi

2017-02-10

An independent, impartial and thorough investigation must be opened into the death of journalist Mohammed Al-Abbsi after results of an autopsy suggest he was poisoned. He was an active and prominent journalist…

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Yemen: Gulf Centre for Human Rights mourns death of independent journalist Mohammed Al-Abbsi

2016-12-21

It is with great sadness that the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) received news of the death of prominent journalist Mohammed Al-Abbsi in Yemen. He died, on the evening of 20 December 2016 after he…

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Yemen: Freedom of expression suffering greatly during conflict, says new report on media and journalists

2016-10-27

Media outlets and journalists are targeted, abducted or killed, as they carry out their important and legitimate work, and the right to freedom of expression is curtailed, says a new report, “Let…

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Yemen: Urgent Need for International Inquiry on Yemen / Joint NGO letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

2016-09-23

We, the undersigned non-governmental organizations, write to urge you to support the High Commissioner’s call for an international, independent  investigation into civilian deaths and injuries…

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Yemen: UN panel discusses human rights defenders, journalists, and civilian casualties in Yemen

2016-06-21

On 16 June 2016, a panel discussion on the human rights and humanitarian situation in Yemen was held on the sidelines of the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council currently convening…

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Yemen: Civilians & Rights Activists Under Fire - Side event addresses impunity that fuels humanitarian crisis

2015-09-17

Geneva, 16 September 2015 – At the United Nations Human Rights Council this week, human rights groups highlighted the burgeoning threats to civilians and human rights defenders in Yemen as the conflict…

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