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

                        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