Saturday, September 24, 2022
The National Commission to Investigate Alleged Violations to Human Rights (“NCIAVHR”) reviewed its tenth periodic report in a panel discussion on Friday evening at the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
The seminar, which was attended by 25 participants from representatives of European missions, international and local civil society, and actors, touched on human rights developments in Yemen, and the work of the Commission in monitoring and investigating human rights violations.
The Commission’s Chairperson, Judge Ahmed Al-Muflihi, expressed his appreciation for the role of civil society in cooperating with the Commission, and the importance of such cooperation in terms of human rights in Yemen. Mr. Al-Muflihi reviewed the Commission’s field presence during the previous stage and its reflection on the statistics reached by the Commission in terms of the number of violations and victims, and the Commission’s mechanisms in investigation and communication with the parties.
The seminar included an explanation of the most significant work of the Commission and certain events demonstrated in its tenth report, the legal framework and methodology, the most important accomplishment of the Commission on documentation, analysis, actions in the field of transitional justice, and civil society engagement, activating accountability, cooperation with the judiciary, referral, and institutional building.