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  At the end of 2018, Mohammed Ahmed Al-Sabri was smuggled out of a prison in Dhamar governorate after paying 4 million Yemeni riyals (about $8,000 at the time*) to ..

A hospital director in the central governorate of Dhamar has died of health complications exacerbated by a stint in Houthi detention while trying to free his sons from rebel ..

Houthi officials have gone quiet days after a video of a Yemeni woman detailing her three-month abduction has gone viral on social media, where she appears to accuse the group of ..

Security belt forces of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) detained the chief of staff of the Taiz axis on Monday on the outskirts of Aden. A military source told ..

  At the end of 2018, Mohammed Ahmed Al-Sabri was smuggled out of a prison in Dhamar governorate after paying 4 million Yemeni riyals (about $8,000 at the time*) to ..

A hospital director in the central governorate of Dhamar has died of health complications exacerbated by a stint in Houthi detention while trying to free his sons from rebel ..

The Association of Mothers of Abductees has gathered testimony from the families of imprisoned journalists accusing the Houthis of financial extortion. In a statement issued on ..

China does not appear to understand that Canada’s judiciary is independent, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday, taking a rare public swipe at Beijing at a time ..

Staff at the University of Science and Technology (UST) in Sana’a are demanding to receive their salaries for the month of April and their approved annual emoluments, as the ..

Samera al-Huri’s fellow activists were disappearing, one by one. When she asked their families, each gave the same cryptic reply: “She’s traveling.” A few ..

Journalist Salah Al-Qaedi was released from Houthi custody on Thursday in Sana’a five years after he was first arrested. The release comes one month after the ..

The Mothers of Abductees Association carried out vigils across Yemen on Saturday morning to mark the “day of the kidnapped Yemeni,” in a unified call for prisoners..

Nearly 800 prisoners have been released around the country in the past ten days as part of precautionary measures taken to cope with the potential spread of the coronavirus ..

A UN-chartered ship remains stuck in the Red Sea port of Hodeidah amid accusations that Houthis stormed the vessel and detained government officials onboard who are trying to sail ..

Houthi officials have gone quiet days after a video of a Yemeni woman detailing her three-month abduction has gone viral on social media, where she appears to accuse the group of ..

A Houthi-run appeals court reaffirmed the death sentence of Baha’i religious leader Hamid Bin Haydara on Sunday and ordered the confiscation of his assets and the dissolution..

The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group on Friday denied involvement in the recent release of a Lebanese-American man accused of overseeing the torture of..

SAM Organization for Rights and Liberties, based in Geneva, demanded today Houthis militia, the Southern Transitional Council militia affiliated to the Emirates and the forces of ..

Houthi authorities have summoned about 60 notaries public in the past two weeks to police stations in Hamdan district, north of Yemen’s capital Sana’a, a resident ..

The sister of a young man forcibly disappeared by the Houthis four-and-a-half years ago in Sana’a published a video on social media describing her brother’s ..

Saudi Arabia has detained two senior members of the Saudi royal family - Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of King Salman, and Mohammed bin Nayef, the king’s ..

Yemeni lawyer and human rights activist Huda Al-Sarari won the 2020 Martin Ennals Human Rights Defenders Award in Geneva on Wednesday for exposing torture and enforced ..

Houthi gunfire and landmines killed 70 civilians in January, according to a report by the Yemeni Network for Human Rights and Freedoms, viewed by Almasdar Online. The rights ..

There is a growing interest among donors and western diplomats to explore the role tribal leaders can play to end the war in Yemen. This is a major shift in attitude as, until very..

Switzerland-based Sam Organization for Rights and Freedoms (known as SAM) released a report on Monday spotlighting the horrors of torture practiced in the Houthi-run prisons of ..

Yemen’s Association of Mothers of Abductees held a vigil in Aden in front of the interim capital’s judicial complex on Thursday morning to pressure authorities to ..

Huda Al-Sarari, a prominent Aden-based lawyer and human rights activist, told Almasdar Online on Wednesday that seven of the detainees at the UAE-run Bir Ahmed prison in the ..

Yemen’s Association of Mothers of Abductees conducted a two-day hunger strike that ran into Thursday morning to demand the release of their children held in the UAE-supported..

On Aug. 8, 2016, Ruba’s world collapsed. A convoy of two armored vehicles, four pickup trucks and a bus loaded with armed men showed up at her family’s home in the ..

A diplomatic squabble between the Yemen missions of the United States and China has taken shape on Twitter over the treatment of Uighur Muslims in China. The argument started on..

It was a heartbreaking moment when the prisoners began to tell each other how their stories began: kidnapping, forcible disappearance, imprisonment and torture. Suddenly they start..

One year ago to the day, Yemen’s warring parties signed the Stockholm Agreement in Sweden, in a UN-led effort to prevent the country from further disintegration. The ..

Journalists and activists held a vigil in Marib on Tuesday to denounce the arbitrary arrest and detention of 10 journalists by the Houthis for almost five years. In a statement ..

The Saudi-led coalition air force deliberately targeted prisoners who survived the bombing of a community college prison in Dhamar governorate in early September, while members of ..

Security belt forces of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) detained the chief of staff of the Taiz axis on Monday on the outskirts of Aden. A military source told ..

The National Organization of Yemeni Media (SADA) has blamed the Houthi for the safety of  kidnapped journalists, calling for their immediate release. The organizations ..

The Houthis have detained three large ships in the red-sea near Hodeida, in the waters of Kamaran Island, which is currently under Houthi control. The Houthis have justified the ..

A report issued by the Observatory for Media Freedoms revealed that 12 violations against media freedom were recorded in Yemen in September and October. According to the ..

The Defense Committee of Detainees and Abductees said that the Specialized Criminal Court, which is under Houthi control in the capital Sanaa, has referred the trial file of 10 ..

Three days ago, Yasser Al-Marfadi was walking through the streets of  Ja’ar, Abyan governorate’s largest city. The day after, he was found dead with signs of ..

The Association of Mothers of Abductees, a Yemeni association, has expressed deep concerns about the absence of the issue of abductees and detainees in the Riyadh agreement, signed..

In overseeing a reconciliation agreement between the Yemeni government and the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC), Saudi Arabia has reached a pivotal moment in its ..

Since its founding in 1945, the United Nations has not been insulted in a country, as happened in Yemen by the Houthi group. A few weeks ago, al-Houthi militia expelled the ..

(15, October, 2019), 3 detainees in al-Thawra prison in Sana’a have started a hunger strike, protesting the unhealthy conditions and demanding to be released. The detainees, ..

(Beirut) – Saudi-led coalition naval forces have carried out at least five deadly attacks on Yemeni fishing boats since 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. ..

  (Addis Ababa) – Ethiopians undertaking the perilous journey by boat across the Red Sea or Gulf of Aden face exploitation and torture in Yemen by..