A letter from the 20 Human Rights Organizations to Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon participates in a news conference about climate change meeting

According to Reuters News agency report, from New York, “The evidence of grave violations against children in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition is overwhelming,” On Monday, the UN dropped Saudi Arabia from its annual blacklist, for a joint review with Saudi Arabia.

Diplomatic sources on Tuesday stated that Riyadh threatened to cut off aid to the United Nations, meanwhile denying the use of any kind of threat. “If the Saudi-led coalition wants to be removed from the list, it should stop killing and maiming children and bombing schools and hospitals in Yemen, the violations for which it was listed,” the groups wrote in a letter on Wednesday.

The letter was signed by 20 rights groups, including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and Oxfam, who accused Ban Ki-moon, who will leave office at the end of the current year, of giving in to “political manipulation” by the kingdom.

The UN report released last Thursday that holds Saudi-led coalition responsible for 60 percent of child deaths and injuries in Yemen last Year killing 510 child and 667 injuries by the Saudi aggression in Yemen. More than 9,400 people have been killed and at least 16,000 others injured in Yemen since last March, when Saudi Arabia launched its military aggression against the poorest Arab country.


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3 Responses to "A letter from the 20 Human Rights Organizations to Ban Ki-moon"

  1. joetv  June 12, 2016 at 8:06 am

    Saudi Arabia. House of Saud. Home of closet Zionists who resemble, and act like the father who beats his child the entire year, and then on Xmas day gives the child a new bicycle.

  2. davor  June 11, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    If Ban Ki Moon’s office would hold any value of importance or meaning then it would be just to send the protests and letters right there. Hey Boutros Boutros Ghali my sorrow. Usually outside of the anglo-american western realm the process of placing some “outlaw” into custody or sanctions on a country takes different channels, like contacting State department or mass media histeria, and then for not buying “their” weapons you are placed on sanctions list. Of course there is no chance in present state of world affairs that you could call upon any sort of jurisdiction or jurisprudence or organization that would process and harm the anglo-american weapons manufacturers or their main distributors or purchasers and users. There is no ICoJ for them, and the UN is like their sanctuary project golf club. You can only pray that some meteorite hits their power plants. And there is no high civilised society, european or atlantic humanitarian organization, flock or religion that could be held for morals on that reality.

  3. TheBilbyDunnert  June 11, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    Ban Ki-moon – another nutless, gutless, spineless oxygen thief.

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