Government and rebels must guarantee humanitarian access to civilians [Archives:2008/1209/Local News]

November 20 2008

By: Human Rights Watch
SANA'A, Nov. 19 ) Tens of thousands of civilians in northern Yemen have been displaced or cut off from aid in fighting between government and rebel forces, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Yemen's government as well as rebel forces should take immediate steps to ensure that they get the humanitarian aid they need in the aftermath of recent fighting.

The 50-page report, “Invisible Civilians: the Challenge of Humanitarian Access in Yemen's Forgotten War