RASD alliance: More than 1,900 civilians killed and injured in 10 months

RASD alliance: More than 1,900 civilians killed and injured in 10 months

Between September 2017 and June 2018, 1592 people, including women and children, were killed and injured in various Yemeni cities and governorates, according to statistics from the Yemeni Coalition for monitoring human rights violations (RASD coalition).

In its speech, which was held today before the Member States of the Human Rights Council on the sidelines of the 39th session of the Council in the Swiss city of Geneva, the monitoring coalition explained that the number of civilian fatalities was 939, including 42 women and 92 children, and 653 others, including women and children, were injured.

The coalition blamed the Houthi militia for the largest proportion of these violations, especially through its cultivation of mines and the destruction of the health and service system.

RASD coalition praised the report of the National Commission of Inquiry into allegations of recent human rights violations, which detailed the violations to all parties objectively and systematically.

The Yemeni coalition recommended strengthening coordination and relations with Yemeni civil society organizations, supporting their efforts and raising the capacity of their personnel in the field of human rights and international humanitarian law as one of the most important pillars of monitoring and documentation in order to ensure that there is a national memory for justice for victims and accountability Human rights violators, and also recommended a renewed confidence in and continued support for the National Commission of Inquiry into allegations of human rights violations.


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