Yemen report:

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Zeid urges accountability for violations in Yemen

GENEVA (25 August 2016) – In light of the gravity of alleged breaches of international humanitarian law and international human rights law in Yemen, and given challenges faced by the national commission of inquiry, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein today called on the international community to establish an international, independent body to carry out comprehensive investigations in Yemen. Read more…

FEATURE STORY

Thirteen civilian casualties a day in Yemen conflict

House Remnants, Dhahyan, Saada Governorate, Yemen, April 2016 ©OHCHRA new UN Human Rights Office report describes Yemen as a country at risk of a systemic collapse. Because of the lingering conflict, at least three million people have had their livelihood destroyed and have been forced to flee their homes in search of safety. Read more...

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Yemen conflict: A call for International Investigations

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Yemen report
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Ravina Shamdasani
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