Blog Posts: Yemen

UN calls on Yemen combatants to remember legal obligations to civilians

Hundreds of civilians -- including at least 90 children -- have perished amid recent violence in Yemen. The United Nations has called out member states for apparent violations of international law but has taken no substantive action against them.


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No Comments | Posted by Mary W. Scruggs on Wed. April 15, 2015 9:49 PM
Categories: U.N. Security Council, Yemen

The United Nations Calls on Yemen to Implement Action Plan Amongst Continued Child-Recruitment

Another step has been taken by the United Nations in its attempt to halt the recruitment of children into the armed forces in Yemen. In the first ever report focused specifically on Yemen, The Secretary General for Children and Armed-Conflict called on the Yemeni government to implement an action plan aimed at ending the repeated international law and child-rights violations against Yemeni children.


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No Comments | Posted by Dillon A. Redding on Mon. October 7, 2013 8:00 AM
Categories: International Human Rights, Yemen

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