Happy Eid Adha
YSF at Voices Network UK event
We thank Voices Network UK for inviting us to their fantastic event on the 18th of June, where issues of asylum seekers and refugees were addressed to MSPs.
Thanks to all MSPs who attended
It is the launch of the Refugee Festival week Scotland
The 17th of June 2022 was the launch of the Festival week Scotland in person after 2 years due to COVID. We met so many amazing individuals and organisations. The atmosphere was fantastic & extremely friendly.
Our Vice-chair, Mohammed Saleh at Scottish Refugee Council head office
Our vice-chair Mohammed Saleh met with many leading organisations in Scotland that support refugees and their rights along with the UNHCRUK senior legal officer Larry Botinnick.
We joined the protest against the flight booked to Rwanda
Eid Alfitr Mubarak
Eid Mubarak to everyone may joy and abundance of Eid remind us to practice gratitude.
Ramadan is a month of worship, reflection, generosity, self improvement and most of all a time where communities come together as one and provide a helping hand for those in need. To all Muslims in Scotland and around the world observing this holy month we at YSF wish you a blessed Ramadan and May Allah Bless you and your families and loved ones.
Ramadan Mubarak 🌙
Greater Govanhill CIC Article about our "Stories Behind the Faces" Event
YSF is celebrating Valentine's Day in a special way
First Event of its kind organised for the Yemeni community - Robert Burns Night
22/01/22 is a special date for the Yemeni Scottish Foundation we had the honour to host our first burns night event and share with our Yemeni friends and guests some information on Robert Burns' life and work. read the full article
Yemen is the champion of the West Asia Football Federation championship
The 13 of December 2021 is a date the will remain in the minds and hearts of The Yemeni people for generations to come it is the date where over a dozen of Young Yemenis against all odds became champions of the West Asia Football Federation championship. read the full article
YSF Volunteers Participation at welcoming Little Amal to Glasgow
We are delighted to be witnessing such an amazing campaign and journey of little Amal all the way from the Syrian-Turkish borders walking thousands of miles just to share a story of struggle looking for safety.
Three Yemeni volunteers participated in live performance at George square in Glasgow on the 10th of November 2021. A major thank you! Proud of you all
Saber Came to Tea + Scratched Identities Exhibition
We are delighted to support such talented Yemeni couple Saber Bamatraf and Shatha Altowai at the 1st Yemeni artistic event in Scotland on the 8-9 of October 2021. The audience enjoyed the beautiful music composed by Saber, play and a wee Yemeni coffee break with dates and Hareesa.
The play was beautifully executed and the exhibition of "Scratched Identities" and Shatha's paintings were captivating.
We thank Art27 Scotland for organising the event and continuous support to arts and talents.
Yemen at Tokyo Olympics 2020
We are proud to see the Yemeni flag fly high in Tokyo Olympics 2020, we have 5 athletes 3 men and 2 women participating in Judo, Swimming, Shooting, and Athletics.
In such difficult times it’s a breath of fresh air to see these young men and women bring hope and pride to Yemen.
From YSF we wish you all the best of luck in the games
White Canvas - An Exhibition by Shatha Altowai
We are pleased and proud to have such talented Yemeni artists in Scotland
Shatha Altowai and Saber Bamatraf are passionate artists who worked hard during the past months preparing for this exhibition in association with Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities - University of Edinburgh
Shatha and Saber have both been awarded IIE-Artist Protection Fund (APF) Fellowships for 2020-21 and are in residence at IASH