News from Yemen

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


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


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


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


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


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


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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