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Yemen’s Deteriorating Medical Infrastructure and the Cholera Outbreak

Yemen’s Deteriorating Medical Infrastructure and the Cholera Outbreak

On 27 March 2019, an attack took place near the entrance of Kitaf rural hospital in Yemen, killing seven people, four of whom were children. This most recent air raid has drawn significant international attention as the United Nations (UN) human rights staff in Yemen have begun an investigation into […]

UN HRC Adopts Resolution Highlighting Role of Environmental Human Rights Activists

UN HRC Adopts Resolution Highlighting Role of Environmental Human Rights Activists

On 21 March 2019, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) unanimously brought to attention the important role of environmental human rights defenders by adopting a strong consensus resolution which legitimized the work of these activists. The HRC reaffirmed the need for states to protect the international rights of […]