Aden: Abductees Mothers Call Upon IRC to Save Their Abducted and Forcibly Hidden Sons

    Abductees' Mothers Association organized, today morning, a rally by the International Red Cross office in Aden calling upon the international human conscience to save the lives of dozens of their abducted and forcibly hidden sons and to disclose their fate.In the rally statements, mothers stated that many abductees have been forcibly hidden for as long as three years, and their fate is currently unknown as all legal procedures have been put on hold. The

    07/10/2019 16:33:36

      Freed Abductees Families Overwhelmed with Happiness and the Association Demands More Efforts to Release the Rest of Abductees

      Abductees' Mothers Association congratulated the families of the freed abductees and forcibly hidden individuals, and assured that its efforts will continue until all abductees and forcibly hidden individuals are released and free. Houthi armed group released 250 abductees out of 2200 detained abductees and forcibly hidden individuals after those abductees had been as long as four years in prison with no legal justification. Despite the many meetings and

      03/10/2019 20:59:01

        Abductees Mothers Association Participates in the CIV-MIL Dialogue Forum in Marib

        Abductees' Mothers Association participated, today, in the CIV-MIL Dialogue Forum in Ma'rib. The forum was organized by Center for Civilians in Conflict and in collaboration with Ministry of Interior in Ma'rib. Many human rights organizations and police and security officers attended the forum. Different cases and papers were presented including the cases of abduction and forced disappearance, prison reforms, and police officers' relationship with

        03/10/2019 17:16:51

          We Appreciate the UN and IRC Efforts and Demand the Unconditional and Immediate Release of the Rest of the Abductees

          After great and continuous efforts, carried by Abductees' Mothers Association and supported by many national and international human rights organizations and figures, demanding the freedom of all abducted civilians by means of meetings, statements, and rallies, 250 out of 2200 abductees and forcibly hidden individuals were released last Monday by Houthi armed group. Those abductees have been detained and transferred from a prison to another with no legal

          02/10/2019 17:35:15

            Prisoners Exchange: Exile, Displacement, and Tragedy of Freed Abductees

            Around Houthi-controlled areas, Houthi armed group continues abducting civilians accusing them of opposition and detaining them for more than two years. During incarceration, abductees are often brutally tortured and forcibly hidden. Abductees' families are usually extorted financially and emotionally. After all that, Houthi armed group initiates unfair negotiations where those civilian abductees are exchanged for Houthi war prisoners.Abductees' Mothers

            28/09/2019 15:31:30

              Targeting Abductees at Community College Prison: A Crime Committed by Houthi Armed Group and Coalition Air Force

              At the early hours of September 1st, 2019, Arab Coalition air force targeted a Houthi secret prison used to detain dozens of abductees and forcibly hidden individuals who were used as human shields. Houthi media rumored that almost all the detainees were war prisoners when in fact they were civilians who had been abducted from their homes and workplaces. Houthi armed group hunted down those who survived the airstrike and took them to other secret prisons despite

              24/09/2019 19:04:44

                Abductees Mothers and Children: Life Between Painful Longing and Fear of Eternal Loss

                In Yemeni prisons, thousands of abductees are being held with no rights, leaving thousands of families suffering trauma and devastation. Stories of the abductees' families' and children's suffering were written with words that carried abundance of repression and hope. We are trying to give them a voice that can be heard by humanity and grant them the needed support. Some of the children were victims of arrest where they were detained and treated as

                20/09/2019 08:15:49

                  Abductees Mothers Association Participates in Human Rights Council Session and Meets UN Special Rapporteur on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances and International Committee of Experts

                  Abductees' Mothers Association's executive director, Amat Assalam Al-Haj, participated in a seminar held by WILPF and Peace Track Initiative. The seminar itself was a part of Human Rights Council sessions. Al-Haj introduced the association and its activities which helped in the release of hundreds of abductees, and talked about arbitrary arrest and detention from women point of view. Al-Haj, in the same context, participated in an intervention presented by

                  12/09/2019 7:25:06

                    Abductees Mothers Association in Taiz Demands International Investigation and Bringing the Perpetrators of Dhamar Manslaughter to Justice

                    Abductees' Mothers Association demanded an immediate formation of an international investigation committee to investigate the crime of murdering dozens of abductees at Community College prison in Dhamar and to hold the culprits accountable for the crime. The association's statement was announced today in Taiz at a protesting rally held by the association this morning nearby the district administration office. The statement condemned the one-week

                    7/09/2019 11:46:32

                      3844 Cases of Enforced Disappearance Has Been Reported to Abductees Mothers Association Since Its Foundation in April, 2016

                      Abductees' Mothers Association has received 3844 reports of enforced disappearance cases since it was founded in April, 2016. 128 abductees are still forcibly hidden until today. Some families have no idea of their abducted relatives' whereabouts. Others do not know if their relatives are alive or dead. Enforced disappearance is considered a grieve violation where the abductee is subjected to psychological and physical torture during disappearance time.

                      30/08/2019 11:03:45

                        Abductees Mothers Association in Al-Hudaydah Condemns Sentencing 30 Abductees to Death by Houthi Armed Group

                        Abductees' Mothers Association held, today in Al-Hudaydah, a rally to condemn and protest against the judgments of executing 30 abductees, in Sana'a. The judgments had been issued by Supreme Criminal Court which lacks jurisdiction and was headed by Houthi loyalists.According to Abductees' Mothers Association, the whole world witnessed as the court revoked all international human rights laws and agreements to issue the void and null judgment after a

                        03/08/2019 16:53:36

                          Abductees Mothers Hold Arab Coalition and Houthi Armed Group Responsible for Abductees Manslaughter at Community College Prison in Dhamar and Demand Urgent International Investigation

                          Abductees' Mothers Association in Sana'a condemned the air strikes carried out by Arab Coalition which targeted the abductees held at Community College prison in Dhamar. The air strikes resulted in the death of dozens of abductees after three years of abduction and detention by Houthi armed group. In today's rally by the Red Cross office in Sana'a, the association held the Arab Coalition responsible for directly targeting and killing the abductees.

                          03/09/2019 11:38:49

                            Human Rights Seminar in Marib Regarding the Death Sentence of 30 Abductees

                            Titled Innocent at a Void Trial, Abductees' Mothers Association and other civil society organizations held, today, a seminar regarding the death sentences of 30 civilian abductees issued by Houthi armed group. In the working paper presented by the association, the importance of the 30 abductees' case and the countless efforts made for it were elaborated. The association's representative discussed those efforts, in the seminar, such as; presenting the

                            24/08/2019 15:48:02

                              Abductees Mothers Association in Taiz Holds Seminar Regarding Abductees Death Sentences Issued by Houthi

                              Titled "Stop Executions", Abductees' Mothers Association in Taiz organized, today, a human right seminar regarding the death sentences of 30 abductees issued by Houthi armed group. Organizing the seminar was coordinated by Bar Association in Yemen, and The National Commission to Investigate Alleged Violation to Human Rights. The seminar contained different presentations. During the first presentation, Ali Al-Mansoub, a lawyer and Bar Association

                              31/07/2019 08:39:00

                                Abductees Mothers Association in Aden Organizes Protesting Rally by Judiciary Complex

                                Abductees' Mothers Association organized, today morning in Aden, a protesting rally by Judiciary Complex. Mothers demanded Minister of Interiors, Minister of Justice, Attorney General, and Head of Judicial Inspection Unit to uncover the fate of dozens of forcibly hidden abductees who are held at secret detention centers around the governorate. In the rally statement, mothers also urged authorities to release the abductees included in the Public Prosecution

                                30/07/2019 08:30:29

                                  Baby Arslan and his Visit to Professor Yusuf Al-Bawab

                                  Arslan is a four-year-old child. His age is almost equal to his uncle's detention period in Political Security Prison in Sana'a. Two weeks ago, he travelled from Raymah, accompanied by some relatives, to visit his abducted uncle, Professor Yusuf Al-Bawab. Arslan's grandmother is disabled. During her son's incarceration, she has lost sight in one eye and damagingly weakened in the other. Before Arslan and his relatives left for the visit, his

                                  28/07/2019 12:31:12