On August 30th International Day of the Disappeared 90 individuals have been forcibly disappeared since 2015

    Abductees' Mothers Association demanded, on the International Day of the Disappeared, to uncover the fate of 236 civilians, who were forcibly disappeared, 90 of whom had been disappeared since 2015. In its rally by the OHCHR in Sana'a this morning, the association stated that, during forced disappearance periods, victims' right of contacting their families or anyone outside prison was not the violated right. They were brutally tortured and inhumanely

    01/09/2020 13:07:00

      Abductees Mothers Association in Marib participates in publishing Unknown Fate report

      As the International Day of the Disappeared draws closer, Abductees' Mothers Association participated in an event organized to publish and present Sana'a's Human Rights office's report, titled Unknown Fate, this morning in Ma'rib. The report monitored the violations of forced disappearance and torture at Houthi armed group's prisons in Sana'a. During the event, the association gave a speech on how its members have strived for freedom

      31/08/2020 05:54:52

        As International Day of the Disappeared draws near Abductees Mothers Association in Aden demands uncovering fate of forcibly disappeared persons

        In Aden, Abductees' Mothers Association held a protesting rally, this morning by the Judicial Complex, demanding 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 had previously proposed, on August 12th, has ended. Mothers met with judge Nabil Jawbah, during the rally, who said that the committee was

        26/08/2020 06:15:46

          Taiz abductees mothers condemn transferring their sons to Central Security Base in Sana a

          Abductees' Mothers Association in Taiz condemned the actions Houthi armed group carried out as they transferred 18 abductees from Alsaleh Prison in Taiz to Central Security Base in Sana'a, on July 28th, 2020, claiming to release them in prisoners swap deals. Yet, Houthis had neither released them, nor let their relatives visit them in order to check up on them.This morning in its rally, Abductees' Mothers Association stated that the transfer to a

          23/08/2020 13:55:47

              Abductees mothers in Al-Hudaydah demand immediate release of their sons held at Central Security Base in Sana’a, mainly the sick ones

            Abductees' Mothers Association in Al-Hudaydah demanded the immediate release of the abductees held at Central Security Base in Sana'a, which had been bombed by coalition air force, after transferring them from Al-Hudaydah prisons. The abductees themselves had been transferred from different prisons in Al-Hudaydah to Sana'a, then were forcibly disappeared and held at Central Security.  In today's rally, the association stated that they had

            22/08/2020 02:47:20

              Aden; mothers of abductees demand uncovering the fate of forcibly disappeared persons

              In its rally by Aden's security management administration headquarters, Abductees' Mothers Association demanded, this morning, to uncover the whereabouts of their forcibly disappeared sons, and permit the lawful right of contacting their families in order to check on their conditions. In the rally statement, mothers demanded to seriously take the necessary legal actions to bring the perpetrators of abductions and other crimes to justice. The

              15/08/2020 12:04:51

                  Mothers of abductees in Taiz demand releasing their sons before Eid

                In Taiz, Abductees' Mothers Association stated that 305 abductees from Taiz were still detained at Houthi prisons where they had been subjected to torture and mistreatment and that 31 of them were suffering from chronic diseases, yet had not been provided with the necessary medical care. In their rally held this morning by the governorate administration building, mothers declared that while there had been several suspected cases of Covid-19 at Alsaleh Prison

                30/07/2020 11:45:02

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

                  Today, Abductees' Mothers Association carried out a protesting rally by the OHCHR in Sana'a. The association stated that international conventions regarding the case of their abducted, forcibly disappeared, and arbitrarily detained sons had been ignored one after another with no implementation and had been intentionally derailed. The rally statement claimed that there was no imminent breakthrough to implement Stockholm Agreement and Riyadh Agreement,

                  24/07/2020 04:32:01

                    Abductees Mothers Association meets with Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives

                    Representatives of Abductees' Mothers Association visited, today, Abdulaziz Jubari, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, who positively arranged the meeting and took notes of their case. The association demanded, in a letter presented to the Deputy Speaker, the House of Representatives to take up the case of abductees and forcibly disappeared and arbitrarily arrested persons. The letter called the House of Representatives to form a committee

                    18/07/2020 18:14:33

                      Null and void Specialized Criminal Court in Sana’a

                      A year has passed since the Houthi-controlled Specialized Criminal Court issued its judgement of executing 30 political activists in a single hearing on July 9th, 2019. The court rule had no judicial standards.The defendants were all academics, educators, and students who had never been into prison before and had no criminal record. The only reasons for their arrest were their political believes and affiliations. Thirty abductees are in their sixth year at Houthi

                      13/07/2020 10:25:18

                        Null and void Specialized Criminal Court in Sana’a

                        Specialized Criminal Court is an exceptional court of state security.Specializer Establishing the court was contradicting the Constitution of Yemen, specifically Article 150 of the constitution and Article 8 of Judicial Authority Law, which both state that exceptional courts may not be established under any conditions. In addition, the court is considered null and void by the Supreme Judicial Council's decree, which was issued on April 4th, 2018. The decree

                        13/07/2020 10:15:14

                          Abductees Mothers Association in Aden demands self-government to uncover fate of forcibly disappeared persons and to release arbitrary arrested individuals

                          This morning, Abductees' Mothers Association carried out a protesting rally by self-government headquarters in Aden at Gold Moor area. Mothers met with the head of the self-government's committee responsible for managing prisons, judge Nabil Jawaih, and a member of the committee, Thekra Ma'atuq, a lawyer. An official memo was handed to them by mothers, in addition to a list of abductees' and forcibly disappeared persons' names. The committee

                          08/07/2020 19:39:43

                            Abductees Mothers Association makes urgent calls for help to Security Council, UN Secretary-General, and Special Envoy to Yemen

                            Abductees' Mothers Association made urgent calls for help to Security Council, United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and UN Special Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, urging them to take immediate actions in order to help release abductees held at Houthi armed group's prisons, and arbitrarily arrested and forcibly disappeared persons held at Southern Transitional Council's prisons. Afrah Al-Akhali, the association's Foreign Relations

                            08/07/2020 19:32:49

                              Abductees Mothers Association defend detainees in prisons amid the risk of COVID Nineteen

                              The issue of detainees held in prisons has encouraged many women to break their silence and make a stand to defend the rights of their male family members who are victims of detention and forced disappearance. The Abductees' Mothers Association is one of the prominent initiatives led by women which works on the ground and responds to COVID-19.The appalling health conditions of prisons in Yemen, amid the spread of the pandemic and viral fevers, including

                              30/06/2020 20:02:23

                                Mothers Awaiting Justice; report introducing four-year-long tragedy in search for justice

                                At Tuesday night, Abductees' Mothers Association introduced its fourth annual report titled, Mothers Awaiting Justice. The introduction was held via Zoom application as a commitment to practicing social distancing amidst COVID-19 global outbreak. The introduction was attended by human organizations' representatives as well as many other activists, journalists, lawyers, and TV channels representatives. For four years, mothers of abductees and arbitrarily

                                17/06/2020 12:22:53

                                  Aden; abductees mothers protest by coalition headquarters to demand uncovering fate of forcibly disappeared

                                  Many abductees' and forcibly disappeared persons' mothers held a protesting rally this morning by Arab Coalition headquarters in Aden to demand the coalition and attorney general to immediately uncover the fate of our sons, who have been forcibly disappeared since 2016, and release all abductees and forcibly disappeared persons.Mothers demanded Arab Coalition and the committee formed by it to reveal the results of its investigation for the forcibly

                                  16/06/2020 08:49:30
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