Abductees Mothers Association statement condemning sentencing journalists to death by Houthi armed group

    While we were hoping to see all abductees and forcibly disappeared persons free in Yemen, we were devastatingly shocked today to hear the new from the null and void Specialized Criminal Court in Sana'a, which was transferred to Ma'rib by the Supreme Judicial Council's decree in 2018. Judge Mohammed Mufleh, who had been appointed by Houthi armed group, issued a political judgement to execute four journalists and imprison six others. The journalists

    12/04/2020 10:36:59

      Abductees Mothers Association statement demanding the immediate release of all abductees detainees and forcibly disappeared persons

      We, at Abductees' Mothers Association, have been monitoring the measures and actions taken by Yemeni warring parties in relation to our abducted and forcibly disappeared sons. Despite the great fear we feel amidst the breakout of Covid-19 pandemic, we have positively received authorities promises to release the abductees in Sana'a, government's calls to implement Amman's agreement, and all the calls made by the UN, special envoy to Yemen, and

      10/04/2020 20:09:28

        Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Aden

        While Covid-19 continues to spread around the globe, the whole world, including Yemen, takes the necessary measures to stop the outbreak, and despite the repeated calls of UN Secretary-General and OHCHR to release abductees and detainees, we remain in constant fear for the lives of 40 forcibly disappeared persons of our sons and 42 other arbitrary detainees held at Be'er Ahmed Prison. We call upon the government, Supreme Judicial Council, and Attorney General

        06/04/2020 14:15:44

          Abductees Mothers Association regarding targeting women Central Security Prison in Taiz by Houthi armed group

          Abductees' Mothers Association greatly condemns bombing women Central Security Prison in Taiz this afternoon by Houthi armed group. The bombing resulted in the death of many inmates in a dangerous precedent that targeted women with no moral or humanitarian deterrence, devastating dozens of victims' families.Central Security Prison is identified by all parties as an official prison, and considered a civilian object protected by Geneva Conventions. Yet,

          05/04/2020 13:53:03

            Abductees Mothers Association statement following international experts committee statement

             With great relief and appreciation, Abductees' Mothers Association received a copy of international experts' committee statement in Yemen. The committee has dedicatedly worked, since its formation, on abduction, arbitrary detention, and forced disappearance cases. It has documented testaments of the victims and their families, and got familiar with detention conditions. While international experts' committee calls upon warring parties to release

            31/03/2020 18:09:06

              Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Aden

               We, at Abductees' Mothers Association, are here, by coalition headquarters, to express our greatest worries for our abducted sons' conditions due to the global widespread of Covid-19 while there 38 forcibly disappeared abductees and 52 detainees held at Be'er Ahmed Prison. We, abductees' mothers, demand competent authorities, mainly Ministry of Interiors and Public Prosecution, to urgently release arbitrary detainees before the pandemic

              30/03/2020 17:54:11

                Abductees Mothers Association statement amidst efforts to stop Covid-19

                While thousands around the world die as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, Yemen works, as part of the international community, to stop its widespread. We, at Abductees' Mothers Association, are aware of the danger abductees face at prisons and detention centres, where no healthcare is provided, no measures are taken to protect or heal abductees, and there is no medical staff to serve abductees. Painkillers are the only form of medicine prison administrations

                27/03/2020 07:45:19

                  Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Ibb on Mothers Day

                  While all mothers around the world celebrate Mother's Day with their children, we, mothers of abductees and forcibly disappeared persons in Yemen, have been living in pain, worry, and tears since our sons were abducted. How can we celebrate and feel happy while our beloved sons are illegally in prison? On Mother's Day, we, Abductees' Mothers Association, stand here by prison gates where our sons endure all kinds of pain in their cells. Abductees

                  24/03/2020 12:54:26

                    Abductees Mothers Association rally statement in Aden

                    Our abducted sons declared going on hunger strike since March 12th, 2020. Their only demands are justice and freedom as they have been detained for three years with no lawful justification or accusations and despite issuing release orders for them. We, abductees' mothers, live in constant fear and worry for their strike will go on until the acquitted abductees are released and the other ones are fairly processed. In our rally, we demand to create the needed

                    15/03/2020 14:37:08

                      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