Tag: yemen

At UN General Assembly, Saudi Foreign Minister seeks to Whitewash Yemen War

At UN General Assembly, Saudi Foreign Minister seeks to Whitewash Yemen War

26 September 2017 – On Saturday, 23 September, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir, delivered remarks at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York. Addressing the war in Yemen, he deflected blame for the conflict’s devastating civilian death toll and ignored Saudi Arabia and its coalition’s own actions. […]

HRC36 Saudi Intervention: Panel on Unilateral Coercive Measures

HRC36 Saudi Intervention: Panel on Unilateral Coercive Measures

On 14 September, at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB’s Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention during the Panel on Unilateral Coercive Measures. In the intervention, Pry raised concerns over the Saudi-led Coalition’s air and sea blockade of Yemen and airstrikes on civilians and civilian […]

HRC36 UAE Oral Intervention: ID with Working Group on Mercenaries

HRC36 UAE Oral Intervention: ID with Working Group on Mercenaries

On 13 September at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, ADHRB’s International Advocacy Officer, Michael Payne, delivered an oral intervention under the Item 3 interactive dialogue with the Working Group on Mercenaries. In his intervention, Payne discussed the United Arab Emirates’ extensive private military contract companies […]