Yemen: UN damns Saudi choice of targets



UN HUMAN rights high commissioner Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein denounced the weekend Saudi-led air strikes on a funeral yesterday and criticised the UN human rights council for allowing a “climate of impunity” in Yemen.
Mr Hussein reiterated his calls for an independent investigation of rights abuses and other violations in Yemen.
The 47-member Geneva-based council, which includes Saudi Arabia, all but ignored those calls at its last session in September.
The high commissioner noted that weddings, marketplaces, hospitals, schools “and now mourners at a funeral” have been hit during the conflict,... read more

 
11 October 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Morning Star
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