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Residents prevented from taking the injured for treament after security forces fired on anti-government protesters and bystanders last week killing at least 11.
Amnesty International has received reports that security forces in Yemen refused to allow residents to take the injured to hospital after Central Security forces ...
Two protesters were reportedly shot dead on Tuesday night, when security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sana'a University.
Hassan Ba'oom, a leader of a political opposition group in southern Yemen, has been held incommunicado detention since 20 February. Amnesty International fears ...
Urgent Action MDE 31/005/2011
Scores of protesters arrested following demonstrations in the city of Aden, in southern Yemen, are being held incommunicado and are at risk of torture or other ...
Urgent Action MDE 31/004/2011
Yemen's security forces beat protesters and reportedly shocked them with electric batons amid ongoing demonstrations inspired by Egypt and Tunisia.
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 be in danger ...
Urgent Action MDE 31/003/2011
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 in ...
Zahra Salih was released on 11 January 2011. She had been held incommunicado for over two months. She is an activist in the Southern Movement.
Urgent Action MDE 31/001/2011
Amnesty International has received information that alleged juvenile offenders Muhammed Taher Thabet Samoum and Fuad Ahmed Ali Abdulla are at imminent risk of execution ...
Urgent Action MDE 31/002/2011