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'Welcome to Hell:' African Migrants Held for Ransom in Yemen's Torture Camps
World  (tags: human trafficking, yemen, torture, world, politics, society, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 127 days ago - news.vice.com
African migrants traveling through Yemen are regularly held by human traffickers and tortured, sometimes fatally, until their families pay ransom for their freedom.
Yemen: End Child Marriages By Enacting and Enforcing a Minimum Age of Marriage Law
World  (tags: women, equality, girls, petitions, Yemen, civil rights, marriage )

Freya
- 376 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
My message to other parents is that they should not think of marrying their daughters at a young age, girls should go to school. I don't want any girl to suffer as I did. Girls should be educated in order to be able to live happily and in dignity.
Ask the Yemeni Government to End Forced Child Marriage
World  (tags: Yemen, Rawan, 8 year old, marriage, Islam, Muslims, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, girls, crime, death, freedoms, middle-east, society, violence )

Ge
- 380 days ago - e-activist.com
Aged 8, Rawan was sold by her parents, and forced into a marriage with a man five times her age. The injuries her young body sustained from her "wedding night" resulted in her death, and her story has sent shockwaves throughout the world.
WalkFree.Org | Ask the Yemeni Government to End Forced Child Marriage
World  (tags: politics, government, Yemen, women, children, marriage, culture, safety, society, family, humanrights )

Candy
- 382 days ago - e-activist.com
The Yemeni Government has the power to bring an end to Forced Marriage forever; the first step is to ban the marriage of anyone under the age of 18, protecting children from a life of domestic & sexual slavery.
Yemeni Child Bride, 8, Dies of Internal Injuries on First Night of Forced Marriage to Groom 5X Her Age
World  (tags: Yemen, child brides, death )

Beth
- 385 days ago - themuslimissue.wordpress.com
The girl, identified only as Rawan, died in the tribal area of Hardh in northwestern Yemen, which borders Saudi Arabia. Activists are now calling for the groom, who is believed to be around 40 years old, and her family to be arrested so they can face just
U.S. Tells Its Citizens in Yemen to Leave Immediately
World  (tags: violence, terrorism, government, Yemen, middle-east, conflict, usa )

Carrie
- 420 days ago - rawstory.com
The United States told its citizens in Yemen on Tuesday to leave immediately and ordered the evacuation of non-essential U.S. government staff because of the threat of terrorist attacks.
Stop Increasing Human Trafficking in Yemen
World  (tags: humanrights, world, ACTION, YEMEN, HUMAN TRAFFICKING )

Rose
- 611 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Yemini Prime Minister Mohammed Basindawa Goal: End human trafficking and protect Yemini and migrant women The United Nations reports that human trafficking is increasing in Yemen.
Bought, Sold and Abused in Yemen
World  (tags: Yemen, child abuse, world, politics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, violence, society, humanrights, middle-east )

Cal
- 636 days ago - ipsnews.net
Twenty-one-year-old Aisha clings to her two children as she recounts her tale of horror. Growing up in the Somali capital Mogadishu, she fell in love and bore a child out of wedlock four years ago. When her family threatened her life for destroying her 'h
U.S. Embassy Security Aide Shot Dead in Yemen
World  (tags: world, violence, Yemen, conflict, middle-east, terrorism, politics, news )

Carrie
- 719 days ago - online.wsj.com
Qassem Aqlan, a longtime member of the embassy's security staff, was driving along a main road in the capital when he was attacked by several men, who fled unharmed. He died hours later.
How Drones Help Al Qaeda
World  (tags: Drone, Ibrahim Mothana, Yemen, A.Q.A.P., Robert Grenier, CIA, Pakistan )

Dandelion
- 782 days ago - nytimes.com
Drone strikes are causing more and more Yemenis to hate America and join radical militants; they are not driven by ideology but rather by a sense of revenge and despair. Drone missile that kills child in Yemen will have the Father go to war with USA.
Waking Up to the Drones
World  (tags: drones, killing machines, terrorizing, civilians/children killed, Yemen, Pakistan, U.S. self-centered/apathetic, The Drone War continues, human stories )

Judy
- 881 days ago - original.antiwar.com
As if their children were less valuable than our own, most Americans either ignore or remain passive-aggressively ignorant of the civilian carnage associated with these so-called "targeted strikes."
12 Killed As Yemen Forces Open Fire On Protesters
World  (tags: world, middle-east, death, Yemen, protests, activists, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, crime, ethics, violence, politics, news )

Cal
- 1108 days ago - npr.org
Yemeni government forces opened fire with anti-aircraft guns and automatic weapons on tens of thousands of protesters in the capital, Sanaa, pushing for the ouster of longtime ruler Ali Abdullah Saleh, killing at least 12 and wounding dozens
In Yemen, A Woman Leads The Call For Revolution
World  (tags: world, politics, Yemen, women in politics, middle-east, news, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, ethics, humans, goodnews, government, violence, society )

Cal
- 1142 days ago - npr.org
Tawakkol Karman is a leader of the anti-government protest movement in Yemen. She has received death threats during her career as an activist but remains committed to bringing democracy to her country.
Violence Against Writers in Bahrain 'as Bad as Ever'
World  (tags: freedoms, government, ethics, Yemen, politics, society, news, middle-east, world, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 1163 days ago - spiegel.de
The poet Ali Al Jalawi has been imprisoned twice in his home country Bahrain. He has now fled to Germany where he spoke to SPIEGEL about the dangers facing writers and activists -- and why, despite everything, he wants to return home.
U.S. Envoy Urges Yemen's President To Step Aside
World  (tags: world, middle-east, news, politics, usa, Yemen, society, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights )

Cal
- 1178 days ago - npr.org
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh must "expeditiously" sign a deal that would have him transfer power to his vice president and step down, the White House counterterrorism chief told Saleh in a meeting at a hospital where the Yemeni leader is being trea
 

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