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Committee documents 392 violations in March
[06/04/2017 03:56]
Aden (Saba)

The National Committee for Investigating Human Rights Violations has announced it monitored and documented 392 violations which were committed against civilians during March 2017.

In a press release, the committee explained that 184 civilians including ten women and eight children fell killed and wounded, pointing out that they were targeted inside their populated neighborhoods and areas.

According to the statement, the committee also registered 36 extrajudicial killings, 20 death cases due to antipersonnel mines , 19 cases of enforced disappearances, 3 cases of torture, two cases of child recruitment two cases of blockading districts and restriction of assistance delivery.

The committee affirmed that it completed the investigation of 1632 cases of enforced displacement, citing that these cases were displaced from Jabal Habashi district of Taiz governorate, and that 12 civilians were displaced from Hajjah.

The committee documented 137 violations including 39 cases of murder inside populated neighborhoods, 18 cases of extrajudicial killings and 67 injuries due to indiscriminate bombardment, the statement added.

It further reiterated that sides used indiscriminate attacks against civilians, populated neighborhoods and villages, pointing out that these acts are gross violations of the International Human Rights Law which stipulates to " respect the principle of proportionality when conducting military attacks on military objectives.

The committee urged all parties to commit to protect human rights and avoiding civilians any dangers or score-settling of armed disputes.



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