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PRESS RELEASE: Yemen – US attacks Northern Yemen

The Islamic Human Rights Commission is outraged with the recent attack launched by US fighter jets in the North Western Yemeni province of Sa'ada.

Five killed at south Yemen rally

 Five people, two of them soldiers, have died in southern Yemen in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding secession, officials say.

Update Alert: Yemen – Escalating sectarian violence causes severe humanitarian crisis

Escalating violence in Yemen causes a humanitarian disaster.

PRESS RELEASE: Yemen – Reports suggest use of phosphorus bombs

Saudi forces allegedly using phosphorus bombs in civilian areas.

URGENT ALERT: Yemen – Yemeni political prisoner Ibrahim Ali Al-Nashery dies...

Write to the minister of foreign affairs in your country expressing concern over the death of Mr Al-Nashery, and urging him/her to raise this issue with his/her Yemeni counterparts.

Forwarded Alert: Yemen – Authorities urged to think twice after freelance...

Reporters Without Borders condemns the six-year prison sentence on freelance journalist Abdulkarim Al-Khaiwani.

Alert: Prominent Muslim Scholar Imam Anwar al-Awlaki Detained in Yemen

A prominent Muslim scholar who has been detained incommunicado for the past two months in Yemen and may face torture or ill treatment in custody. Sample letters are pasted below.

Urgent Alert: Yemen – Protest death sentence on Sheikh Yahya...

Sheikh Yahya Hussein al-Dailami was sentenced to death in May this year for conspiring to harm “the diplomatic and political position of Yemen.”

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