Yemen: CSOs call the world to stop the massacre

, by Social Watch

The Human Rights Information & Training Cente (HRITC, national focal point of Social Watch) warned in a communiqué also signed by the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Sisters’ Arab Forum for Human Rights (SAF) about the risk of civil war in Yemen. This organisations also reported the death of at least 34 people in combats that took place between May 22nd and 14th.

Armed clashes have erupted in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, between the army and followers of the tribal leader Sheikh Sadeq al-Ahmar, who joined the anti-government protests a few weeks ago, said the civil organisations in the document lauched last week.

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