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Yemen: Hospitals and medical workers under attack by anti-Huthi forces in Ta’iz

23 November 2016, 18:31 UTC

Yemen: Desperate situation for civilians trapped by intense fighting in Taiz

Geneva / Sana'a – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is alarmed by the situation in the city of Taiz following days of intensive fighting.

Yemen: Abusive Detention Rife Under Houthis

(Beirut) – Houthi and other Sanaa-based authorities in Yemen have arbitrarily detained, tortured, and forcibly disappeared numerous opponents, Human Rights Watch said today.

On International Day, UN calls for end of impunity for crimes against journalists

2 November 2016 – Warning that impunity for crimes against journalists is rampant, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for immediate action to secure justice in cases here journalists have been attacked or killed and for concrete steps from all countries to ensure that medi

Human Rights Watch: Saudi-Led Funeral Attack Apparent War Crime

(Beirut) – A Saudi Arabia-led coalition airstrike on a crowded funeral ceremony in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, on October 8, 2016, is an apparent war crime. The attack killed at least 100 people and wounded more than 500, including children.

Outrageous attack on funeral makes international investigation into Yemen even more vital – Zeid

GENEVA (10 October 2016) – Describing the attack on a funeral in Sana’a on Saturday as “outrageous”, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Monday reiterated his urgent call for an independent, international inquiry into alleged violations of international humanitarian la

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien: Statement on Yemen, 8 October 2016

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien: Statement on Yemen, 8 October 2016

FREEDOM OF RELIGION: UNITED NATIONS EXPERT URGES YEMEN TO HALT SYSTEMATIC HARASSMENT OF BAHÁ’Í COMMUNITY

4 October 2016

Yemen: Abducted ICRC staff member released

Geneva (ICRC) – Nourane Houas, an ICRC staff member who was abducted late last year in Sanaa, has been released and is currently in Muscat.

MSF releases detailed documentation of attacks on two medical facilities in Yemen ahead of UNSC closed session on protection of medical mission

After conducting internal investigations, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is releasing two reports describing attacks on medical facilities it runs or supports in Yemen.

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