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Yemen: Human Rights Council must promote accountability in Yemen by supporting the Group of Eminent Experts

, Index number: MDE 31/3116/2020

With the conflict in its sixth year, and in the midst of the COVID pandemic and floods destroying homes and livelihoods, millions of Yemenis are without adequate food, water, shelter or health care. Yet still, all parties to the conflict continue to commit serious violations of international law too many to name here, but including enforced disappearance, unlawful killing, torture and other ill-treatment amounting to war crimes. Scores of human rights defenders and journalists are arbitrarily detained or missing. The perpetrators are not held to account, and victims and survivors receive no justice or reparation for these violations.

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