NCIAVHR Receives UN Sanctions Committee

NCIAVHR Receives UN Sanctions Committee

Aden | March 7, 2024

Thursday, the Chairman and members of the National Commission to Investigate Alleged Violations of Human Rights (NCIAVHR) received the sanctions team of experts from the UN Security Council, at the Commission’s headquarters in the interim capital Aden.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed future cooperation prospects and exchanged information regarding recent violations that occurred on Yemeni territory, including the recruitment of children and women, depriving students of education and entry into exams before joining military courses, and the parties involved in these activities.

They also discussed violations suffered by civilians in conflict areas such as sniping, mines, and intermittent clashes, as well as the conditions of residents living in these areas who have not been able to flee and leave their homes due to the material conditions.

The Commission Chairman, Judge Ahmed Al-Maflahi, welcomed the visiting team, confirming the continuation of cooperation and coordination between the two sides and the Commission’s commitment to providing the team with the necessary information and conclusions related to recent violations received through its field reporters.

Judge Al-Maflahi also expressed the Commission’s appreciation for the commendation of its work in the recommendations of the latest report of the sanctions team submitted to the Security Council in November of last year and the necessity of providing the necessary support to the National Commission to enable it to carry out its fieldwork and investigations.

The Commission members presented a brief overview of the eleventh report of the Commission and the Commission’s key findings during the period concerning violations related to international humanitarian law and international human rights law.

For its part, the International Sanctions Committee team indicated that it is in the process of issuing its interim report at the end of next month, with the final report to be completed by the end of the current year.

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