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Yemen: Conflict in Yemen: Abyan's darkest hour
4 December 2012

For around 10 months leading up to mid-2012, Abyan governorate in southern Yemen was racked by armed conflict between government forces and ...

Report       MDE 31/010/2012

Yemen: Student political activist beaten, shot at: Abdul Raouf ...
29 November 2012

Student political activist Abdul Raouf Hassan Zain al-Saqqaf was severely beaten on 23 November and shot at two days later, in the southern city of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/015/2012

Yemen: Ensure accountability and remedy for human rights ...
26 September 2012

Yemen is at a critical juncture: either the authorities act now to end persistent human rights violations and address accountability for past violations, or ...

Document       MDE 31/014/2012

Yemen: Human rights agenda for change
25 September 2012

Today, Yemen is at critical juncture. Either it brings to an end the persistent human rights abuses and begins to tackle the problem of impunity for decades ...

Report       MDE 31/012/2012

Yemen can no longer delay taking concrete steps to improve ...
24 August 2012

In this statement, to the 21st session of the UN Human Rights Council, Amnesty International urges the Yemeni authorities to define and implement a ...

Document       MDE 31/011/2012

Yemen: Two years on, journalist still behind bars after alleging ...
15 August 2012

A Yemeni journalist has spent two years behind bars after alleging US use of cluster bombs in Yemen.


Deadly and dangerous arms trade
21 June 2012

It is time for all governments to commit to securing an international Arms Trade Treaty. Hundreds of thousands of people are killed, injured, raped, repressed ...

Document       ACT 30/032/2012

Deadly and dangerous arms trade
21 June 2012

Document       ACT 30/032/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.


Yemen's immunity law: Breach of international obligations
30 March 2012

In January 2012, the Yemeni authorities passed a law concerning the Granting of Immunity from Legal and Judicial Prosecution (hereafter “immunity ...

Document       MDE 31/007/2012