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Further information on UA 247/11 YEMEN - DEATH SENTENCE OVERTURNED, RETRIAL AHEAD

  YEMEN   Yemen’s Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of security guard Ahmed Omar al-Abbadi al-Markashi and returned his case to the Court of Appeal.   The Yemeni Supreme Court overturned Ahmed Omar al-Abbadi al-Markashi’s murder conviction and death sentence on 19 December 2013, citing numerous irregularities in ...

Further information on UA 313/13 YEMEN - KHALED AL-JUNAIDI RELEASED

  YEMEN   Khaled al-Junaidi, a southern Yemeni political activist, was released without charge on 27 November. He had been detained since 6 November, possibly as a result of his peaceful political activism.   Khaled al-Junaidi had been arrested on 6 November in the southern Yemeni city of Aden. He ...

UA 313/13 YEMEN - POLITICAL ACTIVIST DETAINED IN YEMEN

  YEMEN   Southern Yemeni political activist Khaled al-Junaidi has been held without charge in virtual incommunicado detention since 6 November. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment and may have been targeted for his peaceful political activism.   On 6 November, Khaled al-Junaidi, a 41 year-old engineer ...

UA 130/13 YEMEN - THREE MEN AT RISK OF IMMINENT EXECUTION

  YEMEN   Three Yemeni men are at risk of imminent execution in the coming week after local authorities informed them and their families that they have received orders to carry out their executions. One of the men claims to have been a juvenile at the time of the alleged ...

Further information on UA 23/12 YEMEN - YEMENI MAN'S EXECUTION HALTED ONCE AGAIN

  YEMEN   A Yemeni man who had been told that he would be executed as early as 5 May was granted a stay of execution on 4 May. His case, and those of all others on death row whose ages are disputed, will be reviewed by a medical examination ...

Further information on UA 23/13 YEMEN - YEMENI MAN AGAIN FACING IMMINENT EXECUTION

  YEMEN   A Yemeni man who had been granted a stay of execution in February could now be executed as early as 5 May. His birth certificate shows that he was 15 years old at the time of the offence for which he was sentenced to death.   The ...

Further information on UA 57/13 YEMEN - MUHAMMAD HAZA'A EXECUTED

  YEMEN   Muhammad Abdul Karim Muhammad Haza’a was executed on 9 March despite international and local appeals, including a request by the Yemeni Attorney General to review his case, since his age had been disputed.   Muhammad Abdul Karim Muhammad Haza’a was executed at 11am on 9 March, in ...

Further information on UA 57/13 YEMEN - YEMENI MAN TO BE EXECUTED WITHIN DAYS

  YEMEN   Muhammad Abdul Karim Muhammad Haza’a is scheduled to be executed on 9 March. His age at the time of his alleged crime remains in dispute.   Muhammad Abdul Karim Muhammad Haza’a is scheduled to be executed on 9 March for the alleged killing of a man that ...

UA 59/13 YEMEN - YEMENI MAN AT IMMINENT RISK OF EXECUTION

  YEMEN   A 55-year-old Yemeni man is at imminent risk of execution after spending 20 years in prison. The Supreme Court has upheld his death sentence, despite previous Appeal Court decisions to commute it to 10 years' imprisonment.   A 55-year-old Yemeni man, Muhammad Abdullah Ali Hambaj, has exhausted ...

UA 57/13 YEMEN - YEMENI MAN AT RISK OF IMMINENT EXECUTION

YEMEN   Yemeni man Muhammad Abdul Karim Muhammad Haza’a continues to be at imminent risk of death after his execution was postponed. The Yemeni Attorney General halted his execution to enable claims that he was under 18 at the time of his alleged crime to be re-examined and to give ...

Further information on UA 35/13 YEMEN - AHMED SALEH ABDULLAH AL-MA’OURI EXECUTED

  YEMEN   Ahmed Saleh Abdullah al-Ma’ouri was executed on 13 February by shooting. Amnesty International spoke to him by phone, moments before he was taken to the prison square for the execution.   He was being held in solitary confinement in a prison in al-Baydha, south-east of the capital, ...

Further information on UA 23/13 YEMEN - YEMENI MAN GRANTED STAY OF EXECUTION

  YEMEN   Muhammad Abdul Wahhab Faysal al-Qassem’s execution has been suspended, pending further investigations into his case and age.   Muhammad Abdul Wahhab Faysal al-Qassem, has been granted a stay of execution by the Yemeni President on 6 February, he had been informed that he would be executed on ...

UA 35/13 YEMEN - EXECUTION OF YEMENI MAN FEARED IMMINENT

  YEMEN   A Yemeni man, Ahmed Saleh Abdullah al-Ma'ouri, could be executed on 13 February, according to sources in the country. He has exhausted all his appeals, and although previously granted presidential pardons, has been retried and sentenced to death.   Ahmed Saleh Abdullah al-Ma'ouri could be executed as ...

Further information on UA 23/13 YEMEN - YEMENI MAN TO BE EXECUTED ON 10 FEBRUARY

  YEMEN   Muhammad Abdul Wahhab Faysal al-Qassem has been told by the General Prosecutor's office that he will be executed this coming Sunday. His age at the time of the murder for which he was condemned to death is still disputed.   Muhammad Abdul Wahhab Faysal al-Qassem was sentenced ...

UA 23/13 YEMEN - YEMENI MAN AT RISK OF IMMINENT EXECUTION

  YEMEN   Muhammad Abdul Wahhab Faysal al-Qassem is at imminent risk of execution after the President of Yemen ratified his death sentence. His age at the time of his alleged crime remains in dispute. He could be executed at any time in the next two weeks.   Muhammad Abdul ...

UA 341/12 YEMEN - STUDENT POLITICAL ACTIVIST BEATEN, SHOT AT

  YEMEN   Student political activist Abdul Raouf Hassan Zain al-Saqqaf was severely beaten on 23 November and shot at two days later, in the southern city of Aden. Amnesty International believes that he is being targeted for his political activism and his life is in danger.   Aden University ...

Further information on UA 247/10 YEMEN - HASSAN BA'OOM RELEASED

  YEMEN   Hassan Ba'oom, leader of a political opposition group in southern Yemen, was released without charge along with his son Fawaz Ba'oom on 7 December 2011. They had been detained incommunicado since 20 February 2011.   Hassan Ba'oom, who is in his seventies, was arrested along with his ...

FU UA: 279/09 YEMEN - FIVE MEN CLOSE TO EXECUTION

YEMEN Five men under sentence of death in Yemen are at imminent risk of execution, possibly within days. The five men, aged between 25 and 29, who are all related, were sentenced to death in July 2006 for the murder of two men. They are held at the Central Prison ...

UA 247/11 YEMEN - YEMENI MAN AT RISK OF EXECUTION

  YEMEN   Ahmed Omar al-Abbadi al-Markashi, a Yemeni security guard, had his death sentence upheld by the Court of Appeal in June 2011. If his death sentence is approved by the Supreme Court and then the Vice President, he will be at imminent risk of execution.   Ahmed al-Markashi ...

Further information on UA 297/09 YEMEN - YEMEN EXECUTIONS POSTPONED

  YEMEN   Five men under sentence of death in Yemen were not executed on 6 July as feared. However, they could still be executed at any time as they have exhausted all their appeals, and their death sentences were ratified by the President in 2009.   Yasser Ismail, aged ...

Further information on UA 297/09 YEMEN - FIVE MEN CLOSE TO EXECUTION

  YEMEN   Five men under sentence of death in Yemen could be executed as early as 6 July, according to sources in the country. They have exhausted all their appeals, and their death sentences were ratified by the President in 2009.   Yasser Ismail, aged 29, Bashir Ismail, aged ...

Further information on UA 297/09 YEMEN - EXECUTIONS OF FIVE MEN IMMINENT

  YEMEN   Five men under sentence of death in Yemen could be executed in the next few days, according to sources in the country. They have exhausted all their appeals, and their death sentences were ratified by the President in 2009.   Yasser Ismail, aged 29, Bashir Ismail, aged ...