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Republic of Yemen

Citizenship and Country Documents

US Government Reports

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • YEM104948.E - Requirements and procedures for obtaining a passport, both inside and outside the country; instances when a person would not be issued a passport - September 2014
    • YEM104474.E - Security measures and entry and exit controls implemented at airports in the country – June 2013
    • ZZZ103446.E - Whether an Ethiopian-born citizen, whose father is a citizen of Yemen, is entitled to Yemen citizenship; if so, what procedures must be followed in order to obtain Yemen citizenship; whether obtaining citizenship is automatic upon application, or whether there are conditions, such as renouncing Ethiopian citizenship - April 2010

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Children

US Government Reports

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International 
    • Ongoing violations amid conflict: Amnesty International’s submission to the 46th session of the UPR Working Group, April-May 2024 - Oct. 2023
    • Report on executions of persons who were children at the rime of the offence (covering 1990 - 2022) -  May 2023
    • Yemen's Dark Side - Discrimination and Violence Against Women and Girls - Nov 2009
  • Human Rights Watch Profiles
    • "How Come You Allow Little Girls to Get Married?" - Child Marriage in Yemen - Dec 2012
    • Classrooms in the Crosshairs - Military Use of Schools in Yemen's Capital - Sept. 2012

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Corruption

Non-Government Organization Reports

Human Rights Watch -  2022, 2021, 2020, 20192018201720162015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011


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Disabilities

Non-Government Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • Persons with disabilities in situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies: Submission to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on Article 11: Day of general discussion 2023 - Mar. 2023

 

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Elections

Non-Government Organization Reports


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Ethnic Groups/Race

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Minorities Rights Group International - State of the Worlds Minorities - 2016
  • World Directory of Minorities - Yemen Overview - Feb 2012

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Ethnic Groups/Race - Hashemites

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • YEM105277.E - Relationship and treatment of Hashemites by authorities and other groups, including Houthis [Huthis] and extremist groups - September 2015

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Ethnic Groups/Race - The Huthis

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • International Crisis Group
    • How Huthi-Saudi Negotiations Will Make or Break Yemen - Dec. 2022

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Gender

US Government Reports

  • Congressional Research Service (CRS)
    • Women in the Middle East and North Africa: Issues for Congress – Dec. 2021

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • Ongoing violations amid conflict: Amnesty International’s submission to the 46th session of the UPR Working Group, April-May 2024 - Oct. 2023
  • Human Rights Watch -  2022, 2021, 2020, 20192018201720162015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Human Rights Watch Profiles
    • Trapped - How Male Guardianship Policies Restrict Women’s Travel and Mobility in the Middle East and North Africa - July 2023

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Human Rights

US Government Reports

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Country Policy and Information Note
    •  Security and humanitarian situation -  Dec. 2021

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International Global Report:  Death Sentences and Executions – 2020
  • Amnesty International
    • Ongoing violations amid conflict: Amnesty International’s submission to the 46th session of the UPR Working Group, April-May 2024 - Oct. 2023
    • Yemen: HRC53 oral statement on the impact of casualty recording - July 2023
    • Amnesty International Report 2022/23: The state of the world’s human rights - Mar. 2023
    • Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa Review: 2018
    • Bombs Fall from the Sky Day and Night: Civilians Under Fire in Northern Yemen - October 2015
  • Freedom House - 2022
  • Human Rights Watch -  2022, 2021, 2020, 20192018201720162015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Human Rights Watch Profiles
    • "Death is More Merciful Than This Life" Houthi and Yemeni Government Violations of the Right to Water in Taizz - Dec. 2023
    • Trapped - How Male Guardianship Policies Restrict Women’s Travel and Mobility in the Middle East and North Africa - July 2023
    • Hiding Behind the Coalition: Failure to Credibly Investigate and Provide Redress for Unlawful Attacks in Yemen - Aug. 2018
    • Bombing Businesses:  Saudi Coalition Airstrikes on Yemen’s Civilian Economic Structures - July 2016
    • What Military Target Was in My Brother’s House: Unlawful Coalition Airstrikes in Yemen – Nov. 2015
    • Targeting Saada: Unlawful Coalition Airstrikes on Saada City in Yemen – June 2015
    • A Wedding That Became a Funeral: US Drone Attack on Marriage Procession in Yemen – Feb. 2014
    • Between a Drone and Al-Qaeda: The Civilian Cost of US Targeted Killings in Yemen – Oct. 2013
    • No Safe Places - Yemen's Crackdown on Protests in Taizz - Feb. 2012
    • All Quiet on the Northern Front?”Uninvestigated Laws of War Violations in Yemen’s War with Huthi Rebels – April 2010
  • International Crisis Group
    • Behind the Front Lines in Yemen’s Marib – April 2020
    • Preventing a Deadly Showdown in Northern Yemen – March 2020
    • Instruments of Pain (I): Conflict and Famine in Yemen  - April 2017

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Justice System

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • Yemen: HRC53 oral statement on the impact of casualty recording - July 2023
    • Yemen: Released And Exiled: Torture, Unfair Trials And Forcible Exile Of Yemenis Under Huthi Rule – May 2021
    • Yemen:  Huthis Must End Use of Judicial System to Silence Dissent – March 2020
  • Human Rights Watch Profiles
    • "Look at Us with a Merciful Eye" Juvenile Offenders Awaiting Execution in Yemen – March 2013

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Law

US Government Reports

  • United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)
    • Violating Rights – Enforcing the World’s Blasphemy Laws – Dec. 2020

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Maps


 

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Medical Availability

International Government Organization Reports

  • World Health Organization Page - Yemen

Foreign Government Reports

  • Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
    • Internal Displacement’s Impacts On Health In Yemen – June 2021

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Human Rights Watch Profiles
    • Deadly Consequences:  Obstruction of Aid in Yemen During Covid-19 - Sept. 2020

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Political Figures and Parties

US Government Reports

  • CIA - Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments - Yemen

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • YEM106178.E -  Southern Movement, including areas of operation, membership, leadership, structure, activities and relations with the government - Nov. 2018
    • YEM105341.E - Situation and treatment of former government officials who served under the Saleh government; whether they are targeted by Houthis; treatment of their family members - November 2015

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • International Crisis Group

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Refugees/ IDPs

 

Foreign Government Reports

  • Norwegian Refugee Council
    • Breaking the glass ceiling: A smarter approach to protection financing – Nov. 2020

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • Ongoing violations amid conflict: Amnesty International’s submission to the 46th session of the UPR Working Group, April-May 2024 - Oct. 2023
  • Human Rights Watch Profiles
    • Hostile Shores: Abuse and Refoulement of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Yemen – Dec. 2009
  • Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
  • Severity of internal displacement Report - Nov. 2021

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Religion

US Government Reports

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • YEM105389.E - Information on the Bohra religious group in Yemen, including treatment of members by society and Authorities - December 2015

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Bahá’i

Foreign Government Reports

  • Minority Rights Group International

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 Isma’ili

Foreign Government Reports


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 Zaydi Shias

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Minority Rights Group International

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Sexual Orientation

Non-Government Organization Reports 

  • Amnesty International
    • Ongoing violations amid conflict: Amnesty International’s submission to the 46th session of the UPR Working Group, April-May 2024 - Oct. 2023

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Specific Country Issues - Female Genital Mutilation

International Government Organization Reports

  • World Health Organization
    • Eliminating female genital mutilation - Annex 3: Countries where female genital mutilation has been documented. - June 2001

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Specific Country Issues - Treatment of Returnees

Intergovernmental Organization Reports

  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) - UNHCR Position on Returns to Yemen - April 2015

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Speech / Press / Internet

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • Ongoing violations amid conflict: Amnesty International’s submission to the 46th session of the UPR Working Group, April-May 2024 - Oct. 2023
  • Human Rights Watch Profiles
    • “A Life-Threatening Career” Attacks on Journalists under Yemen’s New Government – Sept. 2013

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Timeline


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Trafficking

US Government Reports

 


 

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Terrorism

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Terrorism - 20212020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Congressional Research Service (CRS)
    • Insight:  Yemen Recent Terrorism Designations – Jan. 2021

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Torture

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Human Right Watch Profiles
    • Torture Camps in Yemen - Abuse of Migrants by Human Traffickers in a Climate of Impunity - May 2014

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Updated April 25, 2024