Yemen: United Nations Experts point to possible war crimes by parties to the conflict28 August 2018
The Human Rights Council on 29 September 2017 requested the High Commissioner (through Resolution
A/HRC/RES/36/31) to “Establish a Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts with knowledge on human rights law and the context of Yemen for a period of at least one year, renewable as authorized”
Operational Paragraphs 12 and 14 of the resolution provide the following mandate to the Group of Eminent Experts:
The Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen invites interested individuals, groups and organisations to submit information and/or documentation relevant to its mandate as outlined above, in particular on allegations of human rights violations and abuses and international humanitarian law violations committed in Yemen
since September 2014.
The Group of Eminent Experts accepts submissions in the English and Arabic languages at:
The final deadline for information is 1 June 2018.
Submissions should include the name(s) and contact details of the author(s).
Submitting entities/individuals should specify if their submissions, or parts of them, should be treated confidentially, and if so, which.
Please note that individual acknowledgements of receipt of information will not be sent to the author(s) unless specifically requested.
The Commission is composed of:
28 August 2018: Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights containing the findings of the Group of Independent Eminent International and Regional Experts and a summary of technical assistance provided by the Office of the High Commissioner to the National Commission of Inquiry (A/HRC/39/43)Arabic |
29 September 2017: Human Rights Council Resolution
A/HRC/RES/36/31 on human rights, technical assistance and capacity-building in Yemen
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