Mwatana and Ceasefire release a new report on accountability in Yemen
Activists at the Human Rights Forum
The Human Rights Forum third session
Al-Mutawakel said that the reality of human rights situation in Yemen is a reality of war. She added “Yemen is going through a war for eight years. The whole state is in semi-collapse with various armed groups controlling it from Sa’ada to Socotra..
On 5 January 2023, Mwatana released its annual press briefing on the human rights situation in Yemen entitled “A Dark Year Despite the Truce”, which included a summary of the patterns of common violations committed in 2022 and the conflicting parties’ share of these violations..
This war has changed the destinies of thousands of civilians for the worse, and brought misery and destitution into their homes, only because they came across greedy leaders who did not care about them and their future..
In response to the questions of the attendees, Radhya Al-Mutawakel, Chairperson of Mwatana, said that the least Yemen deserves is an international criminal accountability mechanism, a mechanism capable of collecting and preserving evidence..
The jury announced that Mwatana's work deserves special recognition and therefore awarded Mwatana a PAX Dove..
Mwatana for Human Rights won the Aachen Peace Prize 2022 along with the lawyer Holger Rothbauer, who is well-known for prosecuting cases against German arms deals in various parts of the world..