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‘Civil war Yemen requires 180 civilians killed in a month’s time’

‘Civil war Yemen requires 180 civilians killed in a month’s time’

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Since the breakdown of peace negotiations in the conflict in Yemen last month 180 deaths among the civilian population cases. Nearly 270 people were injured.

The High Commissioner for human Rights of the United Nations has its “deep concern” expressed about the high number of victims. The slachtofferaantal is an increase of 40 percent compared to July.

According to the Mensenrechtencommissaris were in August at least 41 times schools or health centres, markets, places of worship, airports, and homes attacked.

The commissioner called upon all parties to international humanitarian law and argued again for the setting up of an international and independent commission of inquiry.

By the war in Yemen arrived between 26 march 2015 and september 22, 2016 according to the UNHR 3.980 citizens to life. More than 6900 were injured.

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