Category - Yemen

  • 27 Nov 2011

    A power-transfer agreement that may grant Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and others immunity from prosecution has been strongly criticised.

  • 13 Jun 2011

    Yemen has been much in the news of late – and the situation there is often portrayed rather negatively. Ekklesia’s Simon Barrow interviewed Progressio’s enterprising on-the-ground representative in Yemen, Abeer Al-Absi, to find out how she sees the situation, and to discover how the strands of hope can be threaded together. The discussion includes the role of women and the HIV-AIDS challenge.

  • 8 Jun 2011

    Poverty is a very real problem in Yemen and the current situation is having an increasing impact on the poorest people especially, says Progressio.

  • 21 Feb 2011

    Yemeni's leader has rejected demands to resign immediately, declaring that protesters must end his rule through elections rather than demonstrations.

  • 2 Feb 2011

    Thousands of people are set to take to the streets in a 'day of anger' in Yemen tomorrow, demanding economic and political change.

  • 19 Jan 2011

    Amnesty International has called on the Yemeni authorities to halt the imminent execution of a man alleged to have committed a murder whilst still a minor.

  • 2 Dec 2010

    A leaked diplomatic cable has corroborated images showing that the US military carried out a missile strike in south Yemen in December 2009.

  • 9 Jun 2010

    Across the Middle East region, ill winds bring ever-decreasing circles of hope, despite the fact that most indigenous peoples want a decent peace along with their daily bread, says Harry Hagopian. People aspire and pray for peace, but they keep being thwarted by political power plays and vested interests.

  • 26 Jan 2010

    The Yemeni government’s increasingly heavy-handed response to the threat posed by al-Qa’ida puts the country at risk of being locked in a downward spiral on human rights, say concerned observers.

  • 9 Jan 2010

    Neither the government of Yemen nor outside forces have much influence on how it runs, says Giles Fraser. But strangely, football can prove the Esperanto that builds common ground.