Ministry of Human Rights: The Saudi Ambassador’s Speech Clearly Evading Legal Accountability
Yamanyoon-13 September 2017
The Ministry of Human Rights confirmed that what the Saudi Ambassador said in his speech at the meeting of the Human Rights Council at its 36th session clearly evaded legal accountability before the international community.
The ministry also confirmed in a statement that Saudi ambassador’s statement that most of the victims declared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights are soldiers for what he called the coup militias in civilian clothes has no basis of honesty and indicates evasion of legal accountability .
The ministry called on the representatives of the United Nations, the High Commission, all international organizations working in Yemen, members of the Human Rights Council and human rights organizations to take the field to the places of crimes and violations in order to find out the facts of the crimes committed by the countries of the aggression coalition led by Saudi against the Yemeni people and their capabilities and property. Humanitarian and human rights law.
“Is it reasonable that children aged between seven months and seven years of martyrs who fell under the rubble of their homes are soldiers in civilian clothes carrying arms and fighting against the countries of the aggression coalition and entitled to target them with various prohibited weapons that are not commensurate with the weapons of these soldiers, In the eyes of international humanitarian law is a flagrant violation of the principle of proportionality and military necessity and the distinction between military objectives and civilian objectives. ”
The statement also said that the statements made by the spokesman of the joint team to assess accidents in Yemen Mansour Mansour refers to the extent of disregard for children, women and elderly victims, the international community and human rights organizations and international organizations that have monitored and documented all the crimes and violations committed by the countries of the aggression alliance led by Saudi Arabia.
“These statements also indicate the striving to cover the crimes of the countries of the coalition and the heart of the facts and put the executioner replaced the victim in a frantic and mocking manner, and seek the impunity of representatives of the coalition countries.” He said.
“If the statements of the spokesman for the joint team to assess the incidents in Yemen are correct, why did not the international community and the Human Rights Council urge the formation of an international committee to investigate the facts and verify the truth of his statements and investigate all crimes and violations without exception and to show the facts to the international community, Or deny it. ”
The Ministry renewed its call on the United Nations, the Security Council and the Human Rights Council to recover from their long-overdue neglect and impingement and were affected by all its rules and provisions, which were designed to protect human rights and protect their fundamental rights.
The Ministry of Human Rights stressed the need to enforce its repeated demands to establish an independent and impartial international commission to investigate the facts and to investigate all the massacres perpetrated by the aggressor States and continue to commit them to the eyes of the world.