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Protesters attacked as Yemen steps up crackdown | Amnesty ...
18 February 2011

Amnesty International urges the Yemeni authorities to stop using excessive force as continued violence against protesters reportedly leaves several ...

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Yemen: Protesters detained in Yemen, risk of torture
17 February 2011

Scores of protesters arrested following demonstrations in the city of Aden, in southern Yemen, are being held incommunicado and are at risk of torture ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/004/2011

Amnesty International | Yemen must halt attacks on protesters
17 February 2011

Amnesty International has called on Yemen to stop its security forces using excessive force after protesters and journalists were today reportedly attacked ...

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Amnesty International | Yemen must rein in security forces as ...
14 February 2011

Amnesty International today condemned the actions of Yemen's security forces after they beat protesters with sticks and reportedly shocked them with ...

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Yemen must rein in security forces as protests are violently ...
14 February 2011

Yemen's security forces beat protesters and reportedly shocked them with electric batons amid ongoing demonstrations inspired by Egypt and Tunisia ...

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Yemen: Human rights activist threatened, Tawakkol Karman (f)
27 January 2011

Human rights activist Tawakkol Karman could be at risk after a family member reportedly received a call on 26 January threatening that her life could ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/003/2011

Yemeni journalist jailed after alleging US involvement in ...
19 January 2011

A Yemeni journalist jailed for his purported links to al-Qa'ida appears to have been targeted for his work uncovering information on US complicity in attacks ...

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Amnesty International | Clemency urged for man facing ...
18 January 2011

Amnesty International has called on the Yemeni authorities to halt the imminent execution of a man facing the death penalty for a murder he is alleged ...

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Yemen: Further information: Activist released
14 January 2011

Zahra Salih was released on 11 January 2011. She had been held incommunicado for over two months. She is an activist in the Southern ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/001/2011

Yemen: Further information: Juvenile offenders at risk of ...
14 January 2011

Amnesty International has received information that alleged juvenile offenders Muhammed Taher Thabet Samoum and Fuad Ahmed Ali Abdulla are ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/002/2011