Yemeni women vulnerable to abduction and detention on International Women’s Day-2020

    On the International Women's Day-2020, the Abductees' Mothers Association on the International Women's Day follows up with a great concern abuses against Yemeni women that include abduction arbitrary disappearance and long-hour detention by the Houthis armed group.This forms a grave defiance by the Houthis to international laws, norms and treaties.While the world works at improvement of women's dignity and women's rights empowerment, wet at the

    08/03/2020 16:36:47

      Abductees Mothers Association statement

      While the whole world celebrates International Women's Day, we, at Abductees' Mothers Association, are receiving many reports and calls for help from women whose houses have been stormed by Houthi armed group, forcibly driving the residents, who are mainly women and children, out of their homes.Facing women forced displacement with silence from women's rights organizations is utterly intolerable. The increasing violations of human rights, including

      06/03/2020 16:38:31

        Statement by the Abductees  Mothers Association on the 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council

        Our 1,839 detained relatives have been in illegal confinement for five successive years with no legal justification. They are civilians who were arbitrarily taken from homes, streets and public places for their views, political belongings, or their ideological or religious beliefs. While in illegal detention, they have been vulnerable to forcible disappearance in secret detention centers.These abductees and forcibly disappeared people are being held by the Houthis

        02/03/2020 17:52:36

          Sanaa Abductees Mothers Association rally statement demanding unconditional release for ill abductees and forcibly disappeared persons

          Yemeni parties in Amman keep ignoring mothers' calls and pleas to release ill abductees. The request of their unconditional release has been denied. Thus, many more years and months will pass by us, abductees' mothers and families, while we still live in pain and fear for hundreds of our abducted and forcibly disappeared sons who have been illegally detained and disappeared for five years at Houthi prisons. There 168 ill abductees, 100 of whom are being

          28/02/2020 11:15:38

            Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Al-Hudaydah demanding to uncover the fate of 85 abductees at Houthi-controlled prisons

            We, at Abductees' Mothers Association, held this protesting rally to demand the uncover the fate of 85 abductees and forcibly disappeared persons who have been detained at Hunaish Prison, Central Security Prison, Al-Hudaydah. We have been living in great worry and fear as we have no clue how our sons are surviving in prison since visits are prohibited. As circumstances are worsening in our city, we hold Houthi armed group responsible for the lives and safety

            24/02/2020 02:56:36

              Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Ibb

              We, at Abductees' Mothers Association in Ibb, demand to uncover the fate of our sons who have been forcibly disappeared for five years. There are 198 whose fate and health conditions are unknown until this day. In our rally, we, as abductees' mothers, call upon government officials and human rights organizations to pay the necessary attention to our sons' issue. Mothers of abductees and forcibly disappeared persons will keep on demanding their

              22/02/2020 02:47:31

                Abductees Mothers Association statement regarding third abductees committees negotiation session

                In December 2018, Yemeni parties signed the Stockholm Agreement, under the United Nations auspices, in which it was agreed to conduct a comprehensive and complete exchange of all prisoners, detainees, missing persons, arbitrarily detained and forcibly disappeared persons, and those under house arrest, in accordance with certain principles such as "to release all prisoners, detainees, missing persons, arbitrarily detained and forcibly disappeared

                21/02/2020 16:46:47

                  Abductees Mothers Association statement regarding the meeting with coalition commanders in Aden

                   As a part of its constant efforts to uncover the fate of forcibly disappeared abductees and to grant them their humanitarian and legal rights, Abductees' Mothers Association met today with several security and military commanders and prison wardens. The association had been invited for the meeting by colonel Abu Sultan of Arab Coalition as an answer to their repeated demands for their sons' freedom.During the meeting, colonel Abu Sultan urged to the

                  07/02/2020 09:34:49

                    Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Taiz

                    There are dozens of official and secret unofficial prisons where Houthi armed group unlawfully holds hundreds of civilians at Houthi-controlled areas. Abducted civilians have been subjected, at these prisons, to inhuman torture for years. Alsaleh Prison at Al-Hawban area in Taiz is one of those prisons which has been turned by Houthis from commercial and residential building to prisons for hundreds of men and many women. The association has documented 156

                    06/02/2020 11:35:52

                      Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Aden by IRC office

                      Abductees held at Be'er Ahmed Prison have continued their hunger strike for two days after the widespread of diseases as 7 abductees have been infected by Dengue Fever while prison administration ignores providing the vital healthcare to stop this widespread placing the lives of 57 abductees in danger.Mothers live in constant worries and fear. While great efforts are made to stop the spread of diseases around the country, abductees are not provided with any of

                      16/01/2020 20:09:29

                        Abductees Mothers Association Rally Statement in Ibb Condemning Health Condition Deterioration of Abductees at Houthi Prions

                        Healthcare negligence is killing our abducted and forcibly disappeared sons. Our sons have suffered abduction, forced disappearance, physical and psychological torture, and healthcare prevention at Houthi prisons in Ibb for four long years. Yet, our worries and concerns have escalated during winter as they had been prevented from medication where five abductees are in serious danger suffering from various heart diseases, renal function impairment, and liver

                        28/12/2019 16:22:22

                          Abductees Mothers Association Statement on Stockholm Agreement Signing Anniversary

                          It has been a year since Stockholm Agreement was signed. The agreement stated that war prisoners, abductees, detainees, and individuals who are forcibly hidden and put under house arrest shall all be exchanged between warring parties. The agreement itself was signed under the auspices of the United Nations and its Special Envoy to Yemen. All Yemeni parties and Arab Coalition approved on the articles agreement as a commitment to peace making principles which was

                          17/12/2019 15:55:19

                            Abductees Mothers Association Demands Saving Abductees Lives at Beer Ahmed Prison in Aden

                            It has been reported to us, at Abductees' Mothers Association in Aden, that the health of our abducted sons detained at Be'er Ahemd Prison had severly deteriorated and they had repeatedly fallen unconscious due to their continuous hunger strike. After three years of illegal abduction and detention, Public Prosecution ordered the release of 6 abductees. Yet, the orders have not been carried out. Legal processing of the other abductees have postponed. For

                            14/12/2019 11:59:06

                              Abductees Mothers Association Urgent Report Condemning Subjecting Journalists to Torture and Referring Them to Court

                              On this year's Human Rights Day, ten of our abducted sons are tried for being journalists after four and half years of abduction. These journalists are; Abdulkhaleq Amran, Tawfik Al-Mansouri, Akram Al-Walidi, Haitham Al-Shehab, Esam Belghaith, Hesham Tarmoum, Hesham Al-Yousefi, Salah Al-Qae'di, Hasan Annab, Al-Hareth Humaid. They were abducted in June 9th, 2015 and have been forcibly hidden three times. They have been subjected to mental and physical

                              10/12/2019 17:13:29

                                Abductees Mothers Association Statement Condemning Neglecting Health of Khaled Al-Arafi at Houthi Prisons

                                An urgent report was filed to Abductees' Mothers Association from the family of the abductee Khaled Al-Arafi, a lawyer, calling to rescue his life. Khaled's health has physically and psychologically deteriorated while being detained at Houthi prisons since his abduction last March in Al-Bayda'a. He had been suffering from liver infection. We, at Abductees' Mothers Association, hold Houthi armed group responsible for the life and safety of Khaled

                                05/12/2019 19:39:32

                                  Abductees Mothers Association Condolence and Consolation Statement as Community College Prison Remaining Victims Buried

                                  Today, after three months of bombing Community College Prison in Dhamar by Arab Coalition air force, Houthi armed group buried, at Dhamar Cemetery, 72 bodies of our abducted sons who turned to dismembered parts. Houthi dug seven trenches. Each trench contained 10 small graves where unidentified bodies were buried. We, at Abductees' Mothers Association, have never felt this heartbreakingly sad. How could a mother believe that her son had been buried without

                                  03/12/2019 20:29:04