A review of the Group of Eminent Experts’ report on Human Rights Abuses in Yemen

At the conclusion of the 36th meeting of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) in September 2017, the Council empowered a Group of Eminent international and regional Experts (GEE) to report on the human rights situation in Yemen. Resolution 36/31 – the resolution establishing the GEE – requests the “High Commissioner to establish[…]

HRC38 Written Statement: Violations of International Humanitarian Law in Yemen by Saudi Arabia and its Coalition Allies

Ahead of the 38th session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC), Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a written statement to the UN HRC raising serious concerns about violations of international humanitarian law by Saudi Arabia and its coalition allies in Yemen. Read the statement below or click[…]

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[…]