Sixth report of the National Committee announces investigation of 776 incidents of violations against civilians

Sixth report of the National Committee announces investigation of 776 incidents of violations against civilians


The National commission of Inquiry into allegations of human rights violations said on Thursday that it had investigated 776 incidents, killing 408 civilians, including 67 women and 89 children, and injuring 711 others, including 95 children and 131 women.

In a press conference held by the Committee in the interim capital of Aden (south of the country) to launch its sixth report, she said that the facts had been investigated since August 2018 until January 31, 2019.

This came in the presence of the committee's chairman Ahmed al-Maflahi and committee member Eshraq al-Maqtari.

The Commission investigated 51 incidents of violations of the recruitment and abuse of children in hostilities and military operations, all of which included the al-Houthi group.

It also monitored and investigated 44 cases of individual mine cultivation, resulting in 52 deaths, including 4 women and 11 children, and 30 injuries, including 8 women and 4 children, with responsibility for the coup militias.

In five cases, it investigated allegations of abuse and damage to cultural and historical objects and property in several regions, 4 cases of alleged attacks on medical crews and health facilities, and 105 incidents of forced displacement of 980 people by the Houthis.

The Commission documented 84 cases of alleged extrajudicial killings, monitored and documented 586 cases of alleged arbitrary arrest and enforced disappearance, and 17 cases of alleged torture and inhumane treatment, as well as monitoring and investigation of 31 cases of bombing of houses by the Houthis.


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