A secret list of people, “for crimes under international law could be responsible”, was handed over to UN human rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet. “The international community must stop ignoring these violations and the intolerable humanitarian situation”, said the Chairman of the UN experts, Kamel Jendoubi.
list of crimes is long.
the parties to The conflict are accused in the report, to be handed over to the UN Council on human rights, including arbitrary killings, torture, recruitment of child soldiers, and rape and other sexual violence crimes.
Jendoubi called for “objective and independent investigations” to draw the guilty to responsibility. The UN experts also report, such as air strikes, indiscriminate shelling, snipers and land mines to terrorize the civilian population in many Parts of the country.
war in Yemen has no end
In Yemen for 2015 war between Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other Arab States supported the troops by President Abd Rabbo Mansur Hadi and the Houthi rebels, which Iran is. According to UN data, thousands of civilians have been killed in the conflict already more than 10’000 people. 3.3 million people were forced to flee.
government refuses to investigate
Yemen’s government and the Saudi Arabia-led coalition to reject cooperation with the UN experts in the past. The investigators base their findings reported on more than 600 Interviews with Victims and witnesses, as well as freely accessible documents.
In the report, the UN investigators are calling a halt to the arms supplies to the various parties to the conflict. The US, the UK, France, Iran and others would have to answer otherwise, to violations, possibly because of the aid in violation of international law. (SDA)
The Huthi felt as a Shia minority in Yemen, long been politically, economically and religiously marginalised. 2014 Huthi conquer the rebels in large parts of the country and, de facto, take over the Power. Because the anti-Western set Huthi maintain good relations with Iran, fears that Saudi Arabia, the arch-enemy could gain influence in Yemen.
A military coalition under the leadership of the Sunni Saudi Arabia has intervened, therefore, in 2015 both politically and militarily in the conflict. You have to fight almost exclusively from the air. The coalition include Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Morocco, Sudan, and Senegal. Logistically supported by the British, French and Americans. Human rights organizations accuse both parties of war crimes. In September, the peace failed talks, because the Houthi rebels remained in the negotiations remote.