Sunday, November 06, 2022
The Chairperson and members of the National Commission to Investigate Alleged Violations to Human Rights (NCIAVHR), Sunday, met with the President of the Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Mohsin Yahya Talib, in the judicial complex in the interim capital, Aden.
In the meeting, critical issues were discussed, including the forms of coordination and cooperation between the Commission and the Supreme Judicial Council related to the procedures for holding perpetrators of violations accountable, the right to access justice, and raising the capacity of the judiciary in the areas of dealing with the incidents of human rights violations.
During the meeting, the Commission handed over to the President of the Supreme Judicial Council a copy of its tenth periodic report, and the Commission’s vision regarding holding perpetrators of human rights violations accountable through the establishment of a court and a competent prosecution.
The Chairperson of the Commission, Judge Ahmed Al-Muflihi, welcomed the re-formation of the Supreme Judicial Council after a cessation for a period of the function of the Council and the judiciary, and the impact of the suspension period on the status of the judiciary.
For his part, the President of the Supreme Judicial Council praised the efforts of the Commission, achieved during the previous stage, calling on the Commission to continue its efforts and its significant national mandate it is carrying out. He further stressed the keenness of the Judicial Council to cooperate with the Commission regarding issues of concern to citizens in order to achieve redress for the oppressed people.
Judge Mohsen emphasized the need for constant coordination between the Commission and the Council. He also highlighted the actions taken by the Commission to investigate allegations of human rights violations, especially those related to the war.