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Dear Minister Payne,
 
 Congratulations on your reappointment as foreign minister. Human Rights Watch looks forward to working with you to make protection of human rights a strong pillar of Australia’s foreign policy.
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 Since Yemen’s last Universal Periodic Review (UPR), the situation in the country has dramatically worsened, severely impeding the government’s ability to implement the recommendations Yemen accepted in 2014. In September 2014, the…
Yemen apartment destroyed by airstrike.
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Today, Human Rights Council members face a choice that goes to the core of this body’s credibility: whether to renew the only independent monitoring mechanism on Yemen, or let the mandate lapse.
 
 No one has suggested that the situation in Yemen…
Yemen apartment destroyed by airstrike.
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The United Nations Human Rights Council should renew the mandate of the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen during its current session in Geneva. The parties on both sides of Yemen’s armed conflict are committing laws-of-war violations and human rights…
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The world has sat largely silent while Yemeni civilians endure horrors.
 
 Since March 2015, the Saudi Arabia-led coalition has bombed their homes, markets, schools, and hospitals. Opposing Houthi-Saleh forces have shelled cities and laid…
A Houthi-Saleh artillery attack hit this home in a residential neighborhood in Taizz, Yemen on September 15, 2017. The attack, along with another that afternoon, killed three children and gravely wounded nine more.
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(Beirut) – The UAE supports Yemeni forces that have arbitrarily detained, forcibly disappeared, tortured, and abused dozens of people during security operations, Human Rights Watch said today. The UAE finances, arms, and trains these forces, which…
Hadrami elite forces guard Mukalla from Al-Qaeda by creating check-points.