Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen

Nowhere is safe to hide in war-torn Yemen, say UN-appointed rights experts

The people of Yemen have been subject to “numerous” possible war crimes in recent years including forced recruitment of children and sexual abuse in detention, UN-appointed senior rights experts said on Tuesday, in an appeal to the international community to do more to end the conflict.

News In Brief 28 August 2018

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UN experts say parties involved in Yemen conflict may be guilty of war crimes

Parties to the conflict in Yemen may be guilty of war crimes, and a confidential list of the perpetrators has been compiled.  These are just some of the results that an independent fact-finding mission on Yemen announced on Tuesday in Geneva, following the publishing of the panel’s report.  Daniel Johnson from UN News spoke to Charles Garraway from the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen.

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