2010 Human Rights Report: Yemen

2010 Human Rights Report: Yemen

Domestic human rights NGOs operated throughout the year. The NGO landscape was complex. The government provides a stipend to all registered NGOs; however, some ministries reportedly harassed NGOs crit...

Landmines take toll on Yemeni children

Landmines take toll on Yemeni children

SANA’A // Ten children have been killed and 15 other people injured in landmine explosions since the truce was reached in February between the government and the Shiite Houthi rebels in the nort...

Protesters in Yemen target child bride law

Protesters in Yemen target child bride law

SANA’A // Hundreds of Yemeni women gathered in front of Sana’a’s parliament building yesterday to protest against the government establishing a minimum legal age for marriage.Most of...

2009 Human Rights Report: Yemen

Domestic human rights NGOs operated throughout the year. Although progovernment NGOs received support from the government or ruling party, others received support from opposition parties or were fully...

Children hit hardest by northern conflict

Children hit hardest by northern conflict

Hundreds of children have either been killed or used as child soldiers in fighting between Yemeni government forces and Houthi-led Shia rebels in the north of the country since August 2009, according ...

Children recruited in Yemen conflict

Children recruited in Yemen conflict

By Rachelle Kliger, Media Line U.N. says children made to fight on both sides of conflict between the Yemeni government and rebels. Children are being recruited in the battle between the Yemeni army a...

children are taking part in the fighting

children are taking part in the fighting

November 30, 2009: By Rachelle Kliger, Media Line There are unfortunately no statistics, official or unofficial, as to the scope of child recruitment,” Ahmad Al-Qurashi, Director of the Sanaa-based ...

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