ADHRB and IDO at HRC41 Called Attention to the Ongoing Crisis in Yemen and to the Reality faced by Internally Displaced Persons.

On 1 July 2019, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain delivered a statement during the 41st Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, concerning the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, in particular the alarming conditions of internally displaced persons (IDPs). Since the start of the conflict in the country, violence has displaced[…]

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[…]

World Refugee Day: Hodeidah and Yemen’s Internally Displaced Population

One week ago, Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition forces launched an offensive against the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. In what has become the largest battle of the violent conflict, the attack has signaled not only an escalation in violence, but the urgency of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in[…]