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 (PDF)
    • YEM104474.E - Security measures and entry and exit controls implemented at airports in the country – June 2013 (PDF)
    • 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 (PDF)

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Children

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Children – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • Department of Labor - Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • Yemen's Dark Side - Discrimination and Violence Against Women and Girls - Nov 2009 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch - 2018 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Profiles
    • "How Come You Allow Little Girls to Get Married?" - Child Marriage in Yemen - Dec 2012 (PDF)
    • Classrooms in the Crosshairs - Military Use of Schools in Yemen's Capital - Sept. 2012 (PDF)

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Corruption

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Corruption and Lack of Transparency in Government – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

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Disabilities

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Disabilities – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

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Elections

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Elections – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports


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Ethnic Groups/Race

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - National/Racial/Ethnic Minorities – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Minorities Rights Group International - State of the Worlds Minorities - 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF)
  • World Directory of Minorities - Yemen Overview - Feb 2012 (PDF)

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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 (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups/Race - The Huthis

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • International Crisis Group - Yemen - The Huthis: From Saada to Sanaa - June 2014 (PDF)

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Gender

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Women – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • YEM42832.E - The status of women in Yemen; whether women threatened with domestic violence have access to state or other protection - Aug 2004 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • Yemen's Dark Side - Discrimination and Violence Against Women and Girls - Nov. 2009 (PDF)
  • Freedom House
    • Women’s Rights in the Middle East - 2010 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch - 2018 (PDF)

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Human Rights

US Government Reports

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Border Agency Country of Origins Information (COI) Report - Human Rights - Apr 2007 (PDF)
  • UK Country Policy and Information Note
    •  Security and humanitarian situation - June 2017 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International - 2018 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)
  • Amnesty International
    • Bombs Fall from the Sky Day and Night: Civilians Under Fire in Northern Yemen - October 2015 (PDF)
    • Cracking Down Under Pressure - Aug 2010 (PDF)
    • Human Rights Agenda for Change - March 2012 (PDF)
    • Moment of Truth in Yemen -  April 2011 (PDF)
    • Security at What Price - Aug 2010 (PDF)
  • Freedom House - 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2012 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch - 2018 (PDF), 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Profiles
    • Hiding Behind the Coalition: Failure to Credibly Investigate and Provide Redress for Unlawful Attacks in Yemen - Aug. 2018 (PDF)
    • Bombing Businesses:  Saudi Coalition Airstrikes on Yemen’s Civilian Economic Structures - July 2016 (PDF)
    • No Safe Places - Yemen's Crackdown on Protests in Taizz - Feb. 2012 (PDF)
  • International Crisis Group
    • Instruments of Pain (I): Conflict and Famine in Yemen  - April 2017 (PDF)

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Justice System

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Arbitrary Arrest or Detention – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • ‘God Only Knows if He’s Alive’ Enforced Disappearance and Detention Violations – July 2018 (PDF)
    • Where is my father? Detention and disappearance in Huthi-controlled Yemen - May 2016 (PDF)

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Law

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Maps

Foreign Government Reports

  • Austrailian Migration Review Tribunal – Refugee Review Tribunal

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Medical Availability

International Government Organization Reports

  • World Health Organization Page - Yemen

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Country Policy and Information Note
    •  Security and humanitarian situation - June 2017 (PDF)

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Political Figures and Parties

US Government Reports

  • CIA - Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments - Yemen
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Elections and Political Parties – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • RIC Report
    • YEM02002.OGC - Yemen: Information on Human Rights Abuses by the Yemen Socialist Party (YSP) in the Former South Yemen - Sept. 2002 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • 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 (PDF)
    • YEM104475.E - Al-Hirak Al-Janoubi (Southern Movement), including its structure, leadership, objectives, members, activities, and area of operation; relationship with government - June 2013 (PDF)

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Refugees

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Protection of Refugees – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • UK Home Office Country Information and Guidance
    • Security and humanitarian situation - - June 2017 (PDF)
    • Security and humanitarian situation – April 2016 (PDF)

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Religion

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Freedom of Religion – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • State Department International Religious Freedom Report - Yemen - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)

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 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Minority Rights Group International - ‘Even War Discriminates’: Yemen’s minorities, exiled at home – Jan. 2016 (PDF)

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Bahá’i

Foreign Government Reports

  • Minority Rights Group International

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 Isma’ili

Foreign Government Reports

  • Minority Rights Group International

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 Jews

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Minority Rights Group International
  • World Directory of Minorities - Jews (PDF)

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 Zaydi Shias

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Minority Rights Group International
  • World Directory of Minorities - Zaydi Shias (PDF)

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Sexual Orientation

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Sexual Orientation – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • YEM42812.E - Situation for homosexuals in Yemen, including societal attitudes - July 2004 (PDF)

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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 (PDF)

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Specific Country Issues - Treatment of Returnees

US Government Reports

  • RIC Report
    • YEM03002.OGC - Yemen - Information on Return to Yemen of Individuals Suspected of Involvement in the 9/11 Terrorist Hijackings in the U.S. - April 2003 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • YEM41423.E - Potential punishment, including execution, faced by individuals who have returned to Yemen from Saudi Arabia after having made a refugee claim in Saudi Arabia - May 2003 (PDF)
    • YEM42186.E - Update to YEM41423.E of 20 May 2003 on potential punishment, including execution, faced by individuals who have returned to Yemen from Saudi Arabia after having made a refugee claim in Saudi Arabia - Nov 2003 (PDF)

Intergovernmental Organization Reports

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

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Speech / Press / Internet

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Freedom of Speech and Press – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports


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Timeline


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Trafficking

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Trafficking in Persons – 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • Trafficking in Persons Report - Yemen - 2018 (PDF), 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Human Rights Watch Profiles
    • Torture Camps in Yemen - Abuse of Migrants by Human Traffickers in a Climate of Impunity - May 2014 (PDF)

Intergovernmental Organization Reports

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Global Report on Trafficking in Persons - North Africa and the Middle East - 2016 (PDF)

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Terrorism

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Terrorism - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)
    • State Department Country Reports - Terrorist Safte Havens - 2016 (PDF)
  • RIC Report
    • YEM03002.OGC - Yemen - Information on Return to Yemen of Individuals Suspected of Involvement in the 9/11 Terrorist Hijackings in the U.S. - April 2003 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • International Crisis Group - Yemen's al-Qaeda: Expanding the Base – Feb. 2017 (PDF)

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Torture

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

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 (PDF)

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Updated October 27, 2018

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