War Crimes in Yemen: Targeting Cultural and Historical Objects

The cultural and historical heritage of nations consists of religious and historical monuments, buildings and places; museums; religious and funerary facilities, such as temples, cemeteries, mosques and civil; military and civil buildings, such as forts and palaces, castles and baths; dams, towers and fences, which all ought to be protected and optimised for the future …

3 Bahraini HROs: Yemen is facing Novel Corona Virus danger while 95% of its healthcare system capacities are damaged since the beginning of the Saudi-led war

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25 March 2020 – The undersigned organisations (BFHR – GIDHR – SALAM) are concerned regarding the health security in Yemen. Novel Corona Virus pandemic is spreading hastily around the globe while Saudi-led coalition’s war on Yemen demolished 95% of Yemen’s health care system capacities. The signatories call on the international community and the United Nations …

GIDHR & 76 organisations call for mandate of Group of Eminent Experts to be renewed, emphasising violations against human rights defenders

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We, the undersigned more than 75 international, regional and Yemeni CSOs, call for the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) to extend and broaden the mandate of the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen (GEE), including a thorough investigation into specific violations against human rights defenders, journalists and bloggers, and the closure of civic space. …

GIDHR: Stop the bloodbath in Yemen!- Dozens of children were killed during the past days by Saudi air strikes

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Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) condemns the horrific massacre committed yesterday (Thursday 9 August 2018) in the province of Sa’ada in Yemen. Saudi-led coalition’s warplanes targeted a bus carrying children. According to the Yemeni Health Minsitry, a total of 50 people died and 77 were injured. Johannes Bruwer, head of delegation for …