MARAPRMAY
23
201620172018
1,617 captures
02 Jul 2015 - 06 May 2021
About this capture
DONATE NOW
Yemen
With help from former President Saleh, Houthis, the Zaidi Shia group, took control of the capital and much of the north in late 2014. President Hadi and his cabinet fled to Saudi Arabia in early 2015 and in March, a Saudi Arabia-led coalition launched air strikes against the Houthis. Dozens of the airstrikes appeared to violate the laws of war. Houthi forces laid landmines and used other indiscriminate weapons in unlawful attacks . The UN reported in January 2016 that the conflict had claimed 2,795 civilian lives in 2015.
ARMS
APRIL 20, 2017 News Release
Yemen: Houthi-Saleh Forces Using Landmines
ARMS
APRIL 18, 2017 News Release
Australia: Suspend Military Sales to Saudi Arabia
INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE
APRIL 13, 2017 News Release
UAE: Clarify Role in Deadly Attack on Refugee Boat
Videos
WATCH MORE
APRIL 19, 2017 Video
VIDEO: Yemen: Houthi-Saleh Forces Plant Landmines in Residential Areas
Play video on original page
VIDEO: Yemen: Houthi-Saleh Forces Plant Landmines in Residential Areas
HRW: The Investigators
Video: US-Made Bombs Used in Unlawful Airstrikes in Yemen
News
MARCH 26, 2017 News Release
Yemen: Attack on Refugee Boat Likely War Crime
MARCH 23, 2017 Statements
Accountability remains crucial for violations and abuses in Yemen
MARCH 17, 2017 News Release
Yemen: Cluster Munitions Wound Children
FEBRUARY 24, 2017 News Release
Yemen: US Should Investigate Civilian Deaths in Raid
FEBRUARY 16, 2017 News Release
Yemen: Saudi-Led Coalition Airstrike Near School
FEBRUARY 10, 2017 Statements
Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and RW (UK) Submissions in UK Legal Cases Concerning Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia
JANUARY 16, 2017 Letter
Letter to Saudi-Led Coalition Joint Incidents Assessment Team Regarding Yemen Investigations
JANUARY 12, 2017 News Release
Yemen: No Accountability for War Crimes
JANUARY 9, 2017 Commentary
Barack Obama’s Shaky Legacy on Human Rights
Kenneth Roth
Executive Director
Published In: Foreign Policy
DECEMBER 28, 2016 Commentary
Theresa May Should Come Clean on UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia
Priyanka Motaparthy
Senior Researcher
Published In: Politics.co.uk
DECEMBER 23, 2016 News Release
Yemen: Brazil-Made Cluster Munitions Harm Civilians
DECEMBER 15, 2016 Dispatches
US Rebukes Saudi Arabia by Halting Arms Sale
Kristine Beckerle
Yemen and Kuwait Researcher, Middle East and North Africa Division
Read More
REPORTS
MORE REPORTS
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Yemen: Houthi Landmines Claim Civilian Victims
All Sides Should Comply with Mine Ban Treaty, Reject Weapon’s Use
JULY 10, 2016
Bombing Businesses
Saudi Coalition Airstrikes on Yemen’s Civilian Economic Structures
MAY 19, 2016
Leave No One Behind
Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Emergencies
World Report 2017: Yemen
In Yemen, dozens of coalition airstrikes indiscriminately or disproportionately killed and wounded thousands of civilians in violation of the laws of war.
ESSENTIAL BACKGROUND
WORLD REPORT 2017
Yemen
OUR PEOPLE
Kristine Beckerle
Yemen and Kuwait Researcher, Middle East and North Africa Division
@K_Beckerle
Sarah Leah Whitson
Executive Director, Middle East and North Africa Division
sarahleah1
Daily Brief APRIL 21, 2017
Elections and human rights in France & UK; Chechen gay men flee for their lives; EU's Mogherini visits Moscow; Jehovah’s witnesses banned in Russia; use of a human shield by India army; trafficked into wedlock; Gambia and justice for abuses.
Protecting Rights, Saving Lives
Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people in 90 countries worldwide, spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice
DONATE NOW
Sign Up for Our Weekly Newsletter

Connect With Us
Contact Us Corrections Privacy PolicySite Map
© 2017 Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch | 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor | New York, NY 10118-3299 USA | t 1.212.290.4700
AfricaAngolaBurundiCameroonCentral African RepublicChadCôte d'IvoireDemocratic Republic of CongoEquatorial GuineaEritreaEthiopiaGambiaGhanaGuineaKenyaLiberiaMalawiMaliMozambiqueNigeriaRwandaSenegalSierra LeoneSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth SudanSudanTanzania and ZanzibarUgandaZambiaZimbabweAmericasArgentinaBoliviaBrazilCanadaChileColombiaCosta RicaCubaDominican RepublicEcuadorEl SalvadorGuatemalaHaitiHondurasJamaicaMexicoNicaraguaParaguayPeruUruguayVenezuelaAsiaAfghanistanAustraliaBangladeshBurmaCambodiaChina and TibetEast TimorFijiIndiaIndonesiaJapanLaosMalaysiaNauruNepalNorth KoreaPakistanPapua New GuineaPhilippinesSingaporeSouth KoreaSri LankaTaiwanThailandVietnamEurope/Central AsiaAlbaniaArmeniaAzerbaijanBelarusBelgiumBosnia and HerzegovinaBulgariaCroatiaCzech RepublicEstoniaEuropean UnionFranceGeorgiaGermanyGreeceHoly SeeHungaryIrelandItalyKazakhstanKyrgyzstanLatviaLithuaniaMacedoniaNetherlandsNorwayPolandPortugalRomaniaRussiaSerbia/KosovoSpainSwedenTajikistanTurkeyTurkmenistanUkraineUnited KingdomUzbekistanMiddle East/North AfricaAlgeriaBahrainEgyptIranIraqIsrael/PalestineJordanKuwaitLebanonLibyaMorocco/Western SaharaOmanQatarSaudi ArabiaSyriaTunisiaUnited Arab EmiratesYemenUnited StatesCriminal JusticeImmigrationNational SecurityUS Foreign PolicyArmsBusinessChildren's RightsDisability RightsEnvironmentFree SpeechHealthInternational JusticeLGBT RightsMigrantsRefugee RightsTerrorism / CounterterrorismTortureUnited NationsWomen's RightsReportsVideo & PhotosImpactCareersAbout UsPeopleHistoryAbout Our ResearchHuman Rights 101FAQPartnersFinancialsAccessibilityContactOur CommitteesTake ActionFilm FestivalFollow UsNewsletterLegacies for Justice SocietyVoices for JusticeMake a One-time GiftGive MonthlyPlanned GivingPartners for Justice
Explore Middle East/North AfricaMiddle East/North AfricaAlgeriaBahrainEgyptIranIraqIsrael/PalestineJordanKuwaitLebanonLibyaMorocco/Western SaharaOmanQatarSaudi ArabiaSyriaTunisiaUnited Arab EmiratesYemen