A member of the Presidential Leadership Council, Major General Aidarous Qassem Al-Zubaidi, chaired this morning at the Presidential Palace in Ma’ashiq an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers.
President directs Public Prosecutor to resolve human rights allegations
President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi has directed the Public Prosecutor Dr. Ali al-Awash to handle and resolve the cases of human rights abuse allegations the investigation of which has been wrapped up by the national investigation committee in charge.
The President referred to al-Awash three reports which the said committee issued as the culmination of its work in the past two years.
Hadi directed al-Awash to swiftly resolve the cases from the committee, prepare accusations and refer them to the competent courts to be resolved as per the local laws and Yemen's international commitments.
The latest report from the committee contains 17,123 cases that fall into 20 categories of crimes and abuses of the local laws, the international humanitarian and human rights laws.
The committee has completed investigating 10,594 cases and is now preparing to send them to the judiciary, represented by the Public Prosecutor.