HRC37 Intervention on Saudi Arabia and Its War Crimes in Yemen

On Wednesday 14 March 2018 at the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council, ADHRB’s Saudi Advocacy Associate delivered an intervention during the Item 4 debate addressing Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. In the intervention, the Associate called the Council’s attention to the actions of Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners in Yemen and[…]

Yemen Devastated by Saudi-Influenced Famine

A recent report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) states that Saudi Arabia may have committed acts during the ongoing war in Yemen that amount to war crimes. During the conflict between the Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels, HRW has documented 87 apparently unlawful attacks by the coalition, killing nearly 1,000 Yemeni civilians. HRW also[…]

57 NGOs Call for an Independent International Inquiry into Rights Abuses in Yemen

Today, ADHRB and 56 other national, regional, and international nongovernmental organizations sent a letter to the Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council calling on the States to support the creation of an independent international investigation into widespread violations and abuses of human rights on both sides of[…]