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Yemen: Moment of truth for Yemen
6 April 2011

The human rights situation in Yemen has deteriorated rapidly since early 2011. Protests across the country calling for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to ...

Report       MDE 31/007/2011

Amnesty International | International community must help ...
5 April 2011

The international community must play a more active role if Yemenis are to get accountability for the bloody killings of recent weeks, Amnesty International ...

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Yemen warned over use of deadly force ahead of fresh protest ...
24 March 2011

Security forces must be stopped from using heavy handed tactics at tomorrow's demonstration in Sana'a, dubbed the “Friday of Departure”.

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Yemeni protesters killed in violent attacks | Amnesty ...
14 March 2011

Amnesty International urges the Yemeni authorities to punish security forces responsible for the killings of at least eight anti-government demonstrators ...

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Security forces in Yemen block access to hospital | Amnesty ...
26 February 2011

Residents prevented from taking the injured for treament after security forces fired on anti-government protesters and bystanders last week killing at least ...

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Yemen: Further information: Southern movement leader ...
22 February 2011

Hassan Ba'oom, a leader of a political opposition group in southern Yemen, has been held incommunicado detention since 20 February. Amnesty ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/005/2011

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

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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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