26/5/2017: Rights Radar (RR) for human rights strongly condemned the killing of 3 journalists and wounding 2 others by artillery shells of the Houthi rebel militia and former President Ali Saleh forces on Friday morning in the city of Taizz, central Yemen. The 3 journalists who were killed during their media coverage of the armed clashes on Friday morning between the government forces and the Houthi/Saleh forces in the neighborhood of Qasr al-Shaab, eastern Taizz city, are Wael Alabsi, Taqi Addin Al-Huthaifi and Saad Al-Nethari. The other 2 journalists who were seriously injured in this incident were Walid Al-Qadasi, who […]

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Istanbul 23/05/2017: Rights Radar organization (RR) for human tights signed in Istanbul a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for partnership  with the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Observatory in Geneva for human rights partnership and collaboration between the two organizations. It was signed in Istanbul by the Secretary-General of the Rights Radar, Dr. Abdulla Sabbar, and by the director of the Euro-Med Observatory Dr.Rami Abdu. The MOU provides for cooperation between the two organizations in the preparation and publication of reports covering the human rights topics of interest to each of the two parties on a regular basis. Through its wide relationship and […]

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May 3, 2017 Rights Radar, an NGO defending human rights in the Arab World, has released a report entitled “Yemen: Suppressing Voices”, which addresses issues of violations of press freedom and freedom of expression in Yemen from mid-2014 until the end of the first quarter of 2017. The report includes an executive summary on the status of press freedom and violations in Yemen during the past 30 months. The report states that 19 professional journalists working in the media were killed in Yemen in 2015 and 2016, of whom eight were killed in 2015 and 11 in 2016, including seven […]

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April 26, 2017: The Rights Radar (RR) organization for human rights in the Arab World has launched a report on the issue of detainees in Yemen under title of (Yemen: Victims Behind Bars), which dealt with the tragic issues of detainees, abductees and forcibly disappearances in Yemen since the mid of 2014 until the end of the first quarter of 2017 in Yemen.  This report included a general context and an executive summary on the status of human rights in Yemen during the past 3 years and the conditions of detainees in prisons as well as forcibly disappeared and the amount […]

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  Sana’a, January 23, 2017: On another front, the Arab coalition forces are accused by local and international human rights organizations of perpetrating large violations against civilians including women and children. Local and international human rights NGOs warned of using the cities and the civilian’s residences as lawful targets by the Saudi-led coalition forces with no discrimination. The strikes targeted schools, hospitals and residences amongst other civilian institutions. The coalition denied some of the allegations against it and acknowledged some of its operations that reached some civilian sites by mistake which killed and injured civilians. The coalition promised to run […]

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In an unprecedented event, the Houthi militia kidnapped activists and political opponents and imprisoned them in unlawful prisons. These prisons posed a possible military threat to the coalition by being used as camps belonging to their opposing forces. The militia used the prisoners as human shields, fulfilling earlier threats of some loyalists to the Houthis and the former president Saleh that they would do this. After the announcement in April 2015 of the Islah party, an opponent party to the Houthis, of its support for the Saudi-led Arab coalition operations, the Houthi militants and Saleh-loyalist forces kidnapped Ameen al-Rajwai, a […]

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Sana’a, January 23, 2017: Activists and human rights organizations documented horrifying human rights violations committed during the armed events witnessed in Yemen in early 2015. Accusations were directed against many parties, especially the Houthis and the former President Saleh’s affiliated forces. These violations were committed during their territorial military expansion towards the cities. They oppressed armed operations encountered along their expansion with a complete absence of governmental and non-governmental institutions responsible for investigating in these incidents. In Aden province, Wogood Foundation for Human Security, a local human rights organization, documented 1,998 cases of anti-civilian violation attacks committed by the Houthi […]

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Sana’a, January 23, 2017: The recent founded regional human rights organization RIGHTS RADAR formally kicks off its activities with launching its 1st. report on human rights in Yemen, focusing on the horrifying killing tittled (Yemen: Horrific Killing of Civilians). This comes simultaneously with launching its website ( www.RightsRadar.org ), which will be a place for publishing latest news and reports on human rights in the Arab world. This report (Yemen: Horrific Killing of Civilians) is the first publication by Rights Radar on human rights in the Arab world, produced in January 2017. It sheds light on the unlawful killings that […]

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