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Civil Society Voices Key to Yemenis’ Push for Peace, Open Society Report Shows

Civil Society Voices Key to Yemenis’ Push for Peace, Open Society Report Shows

New York, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Yemeni civil society organizations believe justice and accountability can play a decisive role in establishing a lasting peace in Yemen, according to a new Open Society Foundations report. A Passage to Justice: Selected Yemeni Civil Society Views of Transitional Justice and Long-Term Accountability in Yemen highlights the leading role [...]

Rallies in Seoul Divided over Embracing Yemeni Asylum Seekers

Rallies in Seoul Divided over Embracing Yemeni Asylum Seekers

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Two separate rallies were held in central Seoul late Saturday with supporters and protesters from each side showing contrasting sentiment regarding hundreds of Yemini asylum seekers in the southern island of Jeju. A group of protesters, who named themselves People’s Solidarity Against Illegal Asylum Seekers, staged a rally in [...]

Yemeni Refugees Apply for Asylum in Jeju

Yemeni Refugees Apply for Asylum in Jeju

SEOUL, Jun. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — As controversy surrounding Yemeni refugees in Jeju Island brews, over 200,000 people have petitioned against the refugees on the presidential Blue House’s website. The initial petition titled “Petition Against the Approval of Refugees” gained the consensus of 208,096 people as of yesterday morning. The central government is required to [...]