Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Yemen must stop killings of protesters or risk slide into civil war

Amnesty International
31 May 2011

"The Yemeni authorities must immediately stop killings of protesters and other human rights violations by their security forces if the country is not to descend into further chaos and possible civil war, Amnesty International said today.....

President Saleh must call off his security forces, stop them attacking peaceful protestors and hold them accountable under the law,” said Malcolm Smart.

The international community must also make it clear to the President that the abuses being committed by his forces are totally unacceptable and must cease, and that he and those around him will not be allowed to evade accountability for the serious human rights crimes now being committed under their authority.”

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