Call for the Immediate Release of Awfa al-Naami
04 February 2019
The undersigned local, regional, and international organizations condemn in the strongest possible terms the unlawful detention of Saferworld Country Director Awfa al-Naami by Houthi authorities in Sana’a, Yemen. We call for her immediate and unconditional release.
Ms. al-Naami was detained at roughly 12:00 p.m., Monday, January 28, by the Houthi-run National Security Bureau after she had been called in for questioning.
CARPO Statement on President Trump’s Visa Ban
06 February 2017
The Center for Applied Research in Partnership with the Orient (CARPO) welcomes the recent federal district and federal appeals court decisions to block President Donald Trump’s Executive Order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen) from entry into the United States for at least 90 days. We consider this Executive Order as highly discriminatory and as undermining values of humanity in general and values that are central to successful research, education as well as policy-making in particular, such as openness, inclusion, and global exchange. Read full statement