Yemen: Empty promises: Government commitments and the state of human rights in Yemen

Yemen: Empty promises: Government commitments and the state of human rights in Yemen

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Index Number: MDE 31/004/1999
Date Published: 30 June 1999
Categories: Middle East And North Africa, Yemen

This report examines the continuing pattern of human rights violations in Yemen, particularly in respect to arbitrary arrests, torture, "disappearances", human rights violations against women, the death penalty and possible extrajudicial killing or use of excessive force. It compares the commitments made by the government in 1996 to the present situation in Yemen.


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