12 iulie 2018

Detention and torture in Yemeni prisons are war crimes, human rights group says

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CAIRO -- Amnesty International is urging that abuses endured by scores of Yemenis detained by an American ally over the past two years be investigated as war crimes. The abuses, carried out in secret detention facilities, are being perpetrated by the United Arab Emirates and Yemeni militias aligned with it, according to a newly released report from Amnesty, reinforcing the findings of other human rights groups. The UAE leads a regional coalition along with Saudi Arabia that is seeking to [...]