Almutawakel, Radhya

Almutawakel, Radhya

Radhya Almutawakel

11 December 2023Blog

An interview carried out by CIVICUS and published on its website on 3 December 2023, with a leading Yemeni human rights campaigner, discussing the current situation in the Yemen War.

What’s the current situation in Yemen, and what are the prospects of the conflict being resolved in the near future?

First, it’s crucial to note that the conflict in Yemen goes beyond a mere civil war, as it spans three distinct dimensions: local, regional and international. It started in 2014 when the Ansar Allah (Houthi) armed group seized control of Sana’a, the capital, and escalated with the intervention of a Saudi-led coalition in 2015. The ongoing conflict has been marked by…