Sexual Torture in UAE-Run Yemen Prisons, the Latest Chapter of the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

After 3 years of bloody conflict, and a mounting humanitarian crisis, the civil war in Yemen shows no signs of slowing down. Since March 2015, the Yemen Civil War has raged at the expense of thousands of lives, with millions of Yemenis facing displacement. Now, as if the mounting civilian death toll wasn’t enough, for[…]

HRC38 Oral Intervention on Internally Displaced Persons in Yemen

On Friday 22 June, at the 38th session of the Human Rights Council, Annabel Bassil delivered an oral intervention during the clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on poverty and the Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons (IDPs). Addressing the Rapporteur on IDPs, Bassil called attention to the effects the Saudi-led coalition’s attack on[…]

ADHRB Condemns Attack on Yemeni Port, Deepening of Humanitarian Crisis

20 June 2018 – On 13 June 2018, Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition forces launched an offensive against the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. The coalition’s attack on the city began with a series of airstrikes on Wednesday and ground forces supplied by the Yemeni government. In the following days, the offensive has only escalated. Americans[…]