Yemen’s government investigates possible violations against African refugees in Aden

African migrants sit in a deportation center in Aden, Yemen March 17, 2018. Picture taken March 17, 2018. (Reuters)
Updated 21 April 2018
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Yemen’s government investigates possible violations against African refugees in Aden

DUBAI: Yemen’s government has confirmed that it is investigating into possible human rights violations against African refugees in Aden, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported.
The Yemeni Ministry of Human Rights said in a statement on Saturday that the government will not tolerate human rights violations and that it will hold the perpetrators accountable.
It added that an effective and ongoing cooperation with relevant international organizations is being held.
The Yemeni government stressed that Yemen has been and will remain a safe haven for refugees and migrants from the Horn of Africa.


World Health Organization announces 21 tons of medicines shipped to Yemen

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World Health Organization announces 21 tons of medicines shipped to Yemen

DUBAI: The World Health Organization announced the arrival of 21 tons of medicine and medical supplies to Yemen on Saturday, which included ones needed for treatment of chronic diseases and cholera, Saudi state-news channel Al-Ekhbariya reported.
“Two planes landed at Sanaa airport this week carrying medicines for emergency injuries set to meet the needs of 3,200 people in need medical care,” the agency said.