Eight international and local groups urge all parties to the conflict in Yemen to prioritize the release of arbitrarily detained and forcibly disappeared civilians

    September 1st, 2020 As the war in Yemen approaches its seventh year, many families continue to suffer as the fate of their loved ones remains unknown in both official and unofficial detention centers run by different parties to the conflict across Yemen. We stand in solidarity with families of hundreds of civilians who either have been arbitrarily detained, abducted or forcibly disappeared for no reason, or particularly for their political views, profession,

    02/09/2020 08:36:34

      Abductees Mothers Association peaceful protest statement in Aden

      Forced disappearance is criminalized by the law and human rights. Yet, 38 individuals from Aden have been forcibly disappeared for 5 years. They were unlawfully abducted and no one has a clue of their fate. Families have been prohibited from visiting and checking on their relatives. The mother of Helmi and Hussien, two forcibly disappeared brothers, kept looking for her sons everywhere, despite being seriously ill. However, she died before seeing her sons. At

      01/09/2020 15:48:24

        Abductees Mothers Association rally statement on International Day for the Disappeared

        Five years have passed by while 236 civilians are being forcibly disappeared, 90 of whom have been disappeared since 2015. Those civilians were abducted from their homes, workplaces, and streets, and have been held at prions and detention centres for no lawful justification. Their fate and medical conditions are still unknown until this day. During forced disappearance periods, victims' right of contacting their families or anyone outside prison is not the

        31/08/2020 10:46:21

          Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Aden

          At Abductees' Mothers Association, we demand, in our rally by the Judicial Complex in Aden, the head of the investigating committee in charge of the case of forcibly disappeared and arbitrarily arrested persons, Judge Nabil Jawbah, to disclose the investigation outcomes, as the investigation period he previously proposed, on August 12th, has ended. Thus, we demand uncovering the fate of our forcibly disappeared sons. As the International Day of the

          26/08/2020 06:09:28

            Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Taiz

            On July 28th, 2020, Houthi armed group transferred 18 abductees from Alsaleh Prison in Taiz to Central Security Base in Sana'a, claiming to release them in prisoners swap deals. All their personal belongings were left in Alsaleh Prison, they only had the the clothes they were wearing during the transfer. However, Houthis have neither released them, nor let their relatives visit them in order to check up on them.The transfer to a military base and the false

            22/08/2020 03:06:53

              Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Al-Hudaydah demanding to release abductees held at Central Security in Sana’a

              Years are passing by while dozens of abductees and forcibly disappeared persons are still unlawfully behind bars. With broken hearts, their mothers are still patiently awaiting their return.  At Abductees' Mothers Association in Al-Hudaydah, we hold Houthi armed group responsible for the lives and safety of all our abducted and forcibly disappeared sons, and demand the immediate release of those held at Central Security Base in Sana'a, which has been

              22/08/2020 02:23:22

                Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Aden demanding to uncover fate of forcibly disappeared persons

                At Abductees' Mothers Association, we demand security management administration in Aden to uncover the whereabouts of our forcibly disappeared sons, who have been abducted for years with no legal warrants or charges, and permit the lawful right of contacting their families in order to check on their conditions. We, also, demand them to seriously take the necessary legal actions to bring the perpetrators of abductions and other crimes to justice. Every

                15/08/2020 11:40:27

                  Abductees Mothers Association statement in Taiz

                  Eids and occasions have been passing by abductees' mothers, wives, and children while their relatives are still unlawfully detained or illegally disappeared, preventing them from the joy and spirit of Eid. 305 abductees from Taiz are still detained at Houthi prisons where they are subjected to torture and mistreatment. 31 of them are suffering from chronic diseases, yet are not provided with the necessary medical care. Moreover, while there have been several

                  30/07/2020 11:49:04

                    Abductees Mothers Association: no breakthrough to implement international conventions regarding case of abductees and forcibly disappeared and arbitrarily detained persons

                    International conventions regarding the case of our abducted, forcibly disappeared, and arbitrarily detained sons have been ignored one after another with no implementation. The case has been intentionally derailedThere is no imminent breakthrough to implement Stockholm Agreement and Riyadh Agreement, specifically the terms of abductees and forcibly disappeared persons. At Abductees' Mothers Association, we extend, in our rally by OHCHR in Sana'a, to all

                    24/07/2020 04:16:27

                      Report regarding forced disappearance of Khaledah Al-Asbahi

                      In Taiz, Abductees' Mothers Association has received a report from the daughter of the forcibly disappeared 57-year-old abductee, Khaledah Mohammed Ahmed Al-Asbahi, stating that Khaledah has been forcibly disappeared for more than two years. She was abducted at 8 p.m on May 11th, 2018 in Sana'a while she was on the way from hospital with her grandson. Her grandson's father was contacted the same night by armed Houthi men to take his son him. The

                      03/07/2020 19:30:19

                        International Day in Support of Victims of Torture statement

                        On June 26th, the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, hundreds of abductees and forcibly disappeared persons are subjected to the most brutal methods of physical and psychological torture around Yemen, with no deterrents against violating parties and torture conductors at prisons and detention centers. More than 2070 abductees and detainees, including 5 women, have been physically and psychologically tortured by Houthi armed group, military and

                        26/06/2020 20:05:25

                          Abductees Mothers Association statement condemning abductions in Socotra

                          At Abductees' Mothers Association, we have been monitoring storming civilians' house and abducting them in Socotra with great worries. We greatly condemn the constant cases of abducting civilians, among of whom journalists and activists, as it has recently reported to us that Abdullah Badahen, a journalist, had been abducted and detained by Southern Transitional Council forces. We demand STC in Socotra to immediately release all abductees and detainees,

                          23/06/2020 15:45:44

                            Abductees Mothers Association statement of its rally by Coalition headquarters in Aden

                            At Abductees' Mothers Association, we demand the competent authorities, in this rally, to uncover the fate of our sons, who have been forcibly disappeared since 2016, and release all abductees and forcibly disappeared persons. 40 abductees are facing unknown fate as diseases, including COVID-19, continue to spread in Aden. Mothers suffer mentally and psychologically during their sons' forced disappearance. Helmi Al-Zenji's mother passed away in Ramadan

                            16/06/2020 09:19:05

                              Abductees MothersAssociation in Al-Hudaydah demanding to release forcibly disappeared persons amid COVID-19 outbreak

                              In Al-Hudaydah, we, at Abductees' Mothers Association, protesting to demand uncovering the fate of our forcibly disappeared sons who had been transferred from Central Prison in Sana'a to an unknown destination. Since Mohammed Wasel, an abductee held at Central Prison in Sana'a, was diagnosed with COVID-19, the virus has been spreading among abductees. We have been living in great fear and worry for our sons medical and mental conditions as prison

                              12/06/2020 02:05:52

                                Abductees Mothers Association extend condolences to family of former abductee Mohammed Qabel

                                With great sadness and grief, we received the news of the death of the former abductee, Mohammed Ezzi Qabel, who died yesterday after his health condition deteriorated since his abduction by Houthi armed group in Dhamar. Mohammed was released on Eid's eve, May 23rd, 2020. His health had severely deteriorated since he was abducted, along with three of his sons, and used as hostages to force his fourth son to turn himself in. At Abductees' Mothers

                                09/06/2020 07:21:58

                                  Abductees Mothers Association demanding to save abductees at Be’er Ahmed Prison

                                  During these hard times, high temperature, and blackouts Aden is going through, Be'er Ahmed Prison administration deliberately mistreat abductees.Abductees' Mothers Association has received several reports from abductees' families held at Be'er Ahmed Prison stating that abductees are facing slow death inside their cells as prison administration continues to cut power to prison and cut down detainees' meals in addition to the widespread of

                                  01/06/2020 15:33:29