The Human Rights Council Extends the Mandate of the Group of Eminent Experts in Yemen

28 September 2018 – Today, on the final day of the 39th session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC), the HRC passed a Dutch-sponsored resolution (A/HRC/39/L.21) extending the mandate of the Group of Eminent Experts (GEE) in Yemen for an additional year, requesting the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights[…]

HRC37 Intervention on the Challenges Awaiting Post-Conflict Yemen

On Friday 2 March during the 37th session of the Human Rights Council, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an intervention during the Item 3 Clustered Interactive Dialogue featuring the Rapporteur on truth, justice, and reparations. Al-Hoori’s intervention looked at the challenges awaiting Yemen in the post-conflict stage due to the devastation of Yemeni society, massive humanitarian crisis,[…]

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. Americans for Democracy & Human[…]

Saudi Arabia Flouts its Legal and Ethical Responsibilities in Yemen

On 8 October 2016, the Saudi Arabia-led coalition bombed a crowded funeral reception hall in Sana’a, Yemen, killing more than 140 and injuring more than 525 Yemenis. This is only one of the coalition’s most recent deadly attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure in Yemen. Since its entry into the conflict in Yemen in March[…]