Yemen News Agency (SABA)
Home      Local   International   Saudi Aggression War against Yemen   About Yemen   Civil Society   Economy   About Saba  
Search | Advance Search
 
  Local
Health Ministry, ICRC sign two MoUs
[19 November 2017]
President stresses need to activate local authorities in provinces, districts
[19 November 2017]
President, PM discuss latest developments at internal, external levels
[19 November 2017]
Wahj Al-Hayah launches a global awareness project to eliminate Hepatitis
[19 November 2017]
President appoints 21st Batch as single Judges
[14 November 2017]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army attacks Saudi-paid mercenaries in Asir
[21 November 2017]
Artillery hits Saudi military sites, groups in Najran, Jizan
[21 November 2017]
Five Saudi-paid mercenaries killed in Jawf, Marib
[21 November 2017]
Three Saudi airstrikes hit Marib
[21 November 2017]
Three Saudi air strikes attack Taiz
[21 November 2017]
 
  Reports
Feature: Untold story on Yemen's tourism, green, peaceful city, safe home for all IDPs■
[12 November 2017]
Report: 49 Yemeni civilians killed in 212 Saudi aggression airstrikes in six days
[05 April 2017]
Roundup: 1107 Saudi airstrikes kill 135 Yemeni civilians in March
[29 March 2017]
Roundup: Saudi kills 15 Yemeni civilians in 112 airstrikes on Yemen in 3 days
[25 March 2017]
Report: Saudi kills 68 in 301 airstrikes on Yemen in 7 days
[23 March 2017]
 
  International
FM meets WFP official
[03 October 2017]
FM meets Russian charge d'affaires
[03 October 2017]
Yemen strongly condemns Las Vegas terrorist attack
[03 October 2017]
Water minister meets visiting EU delegation
[17 September 2017]
President congratulates his Tajik counterpart on National Day
[08 September 2017]
  Local
HR minister discusses with officer of HR High Commissioner HR issues in Yemen
[11/July/2017] SANA'A, July 11, 2017 (Saba) - Human Rights Minister Alia Abdul Latif discussed on Tuesday with human rights Officer at the office of the High Commissioner in Yemen Laith Al-Amoud a number of human rights issues.



The minister and the officer touched on the position of the British Supreme Court against the government's decision to stop the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia that used in killing civilians in Yemen and its rejection of the lawsuit.



The Minister expressed her condemnation of these actions in a country (United Kingdom) that calling for democracy and claiming its protection of human rights.



She stressed that there are hundreds of local and international reports that condemned the United Kingdom which also proved that those bombs used in the raids that killed Yemeni civilians are British homemade.



She stressed the importance of the Commission to have a prominent role in this regard, noting that the Ministry will work in the coming days to provide the Commission reports and documents reached by the field committees about injuries and damage caused by these bombs.





The Minister of Human Rights said that the ministry has many reports of cases of cancer and fetal malformations of the effects of these weapons being used in Yemen.

She stressed that the Commission should re-submit the Dutch project to form an independent international commission to investigate crimes and human rights violations in Yemen.



The meeting also dealt with the secret prisons in the southern and eastern provinces which run by the states of the aggression represented by the UAE and Saudi Arabia and the torture cases and the enforced disappearance that many citizens are subjected to.



The Officer affirmed that the officials are in intensive consultations since yesterday ( Monday) of the file of Yemen so as to discuss the decision of the Court and the arms deal. They will have a position which will be announced soon.



He pointed out that the Office of the High Commissioner in Yemen deals with violations of human rights in a neutral and professional work and follow up what is being circulated about the existence of secret detention centers in the southern and eastern provinces.



He stressed that the Commission will take the necessary action in this regard in coordination with the ministry.



HA


Saba
  more of (Local)
UPDATED ON : Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:10:51 +0300