Air strikes last night by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni capital Sana’a killed at least 12 people, many of them civilians. The attack came the day after Yemen Data Project released an update revealing a surge in coalition air strikes and civilian casualties in December, with 32 civilians killed and 62 injured.
Today - on International Human Rights Day - CAAT launches a letter writing campaign calling on the Chief Prosecutor, British lawyer Karim Khan, to do everything in his power to secure accountability for the people of Yemen.
CAAT’s Steering Committee is responsible for overseeing the work of CAAT, providing strategic guidance, setting and monitoring CAAT’s finances, acting as employer to the CAAT staff, and fulfilling the legal responsibilities of Directors of CAAT. Full Steering Committee meetings take place 4 times a year.
A report published yesterday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) estimated that 377,000 people will have died in the war in Yemen by the end of 2021, from both direct and indirect causes. Sixty percent of these would be from hunger, preventable disease, and other indirect causes, while 70%
More Than 60 Groups Urge General Assembly to Establish New Investigative Mechanism
The undersigned organizations call upon the UN General Assembly to move quickly and establish a new international accountability mechanism for Yemen.
Check out highlights from our DSEI Resistance efforts in 2021! Thank you to our friends at Rainbow Collective for the video!
As part of the development of our new short-term strategy, CAAT is looking to work with external researchers on two exciting commissions supporting our ongoing work on Militarised Borders and Policing in the UK and internationally.