Project Masam welcomes United Nations Security Council Panel of Experts on Yemen

On 22 August, Project Masam welcomed Marie-Louise Tougas, an International Human Law expert and member of the United Nations Security Council Panel of Eminent Experts on Yemen.  Given the sheer scope and number of the violations occurring in Yemen in the past seven years since the conflict started, the UN Group of Experts said it is prioritising the examination of…

18 civilians killed by landmines in Yemen between April and June, data shows

18 civilians have been killed by landmines in Yemen between April and June 2021, a local rights-advocacy organisation has revealed. Since 2015, Yemen’s Houthi militia, have and are still routinely employing landmines directly against civilians – extensively and indiscriminately. Terrorised civilian populations are forced to leave their cities and villages, agricultural land and schools. Mines…

In conversation with Dawood Alwa, Advisor to the Minister of Youth and Sports

Hundreds of thousands of civilians, mostly women and children, have been affected by landmines and other explosive items planted by Houthi militias, an advisor to the Minister of Youth and Sports has said. Since 2015, Yemen’s Houthi militia, have and are still routinely employing landmines directly against civilians – extensively and indiscriminately. Deployed offensively, landmines…