Yemeni rights inquiry not up to the job, U.N. official says

Yemeni rights inquiry not up to the job, U.N. official says
 

A Yemeni commission reporting on human rights abuses in the country's civil war lacks impartiality and is not up to the job, U.N. Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kate Gilmore said on Wednesday, adding to pressure for an independent inquiry.
The Yemeni National Commission of Inquiry, which reports to the country's internationally recognised and Saudi-backed president, was set up a year ago after Saudi Arabia deterred a Dutch-led attempt to set up an independent investigation into the war that has killed at least 10,000 people.
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28 September 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Reuters
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