Annual Report: Yemen 2010

May 28, 2010

Annual Report: Yemen 2010

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  • 'Ali Mousa was executed in January after spending over 30 years in prison. Convicted of murdering a relative, he was believed to be mentally ill. According to reports, he did not die when first shot so the executioner then shot him in the head at close range.
  • In March, the SCC sentenced three men to death after unfair trials - Abdul Karim Laliji and Hani Muhammad for spying for Iran; and Bassam al-Haydari for spying for Israel.

Amnesty International visit/reports

Amnesty International delegates visited Yemen in February to conduct research.

Yemen's dark side: Discrimination and violence against women and girls (25 November 2009)
Suggested recommendations to states included in the fifth round of Universal Periodic Review - May 2009 (1 April 2009)