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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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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 ...


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

Yemen: Further information: Halt to execution of juvenile ...
20 December 2010

An alleged juvenile offender in Yemen has had his execution halted, and his case will now be re-examined by the courts. Another alleged juvenile offender ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/017/2010

Yemen: Juvenile offenders sentenced to death
17 December 2010

Amnesty International has received information that the President of Yemen has signed the death sentences of two alleged juvenile offenders. One of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/016/2010

Yemen: Female activist detained incommunicado: Zahra Salih
16 December 2010

Zahra Salih, an activist in the Southern Movement in Yemen, has been held incommunicado since 8 November. She is at risk of being tortured or suffering ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/015/2010

Yemen: Political activist detained incommunicado
2 December 2010

A leader of a political opposition group in southern Yemen has been held in incommunicado detention since 9 November 2010. Amnesty International ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/014/2010