Yemen children continue to be injured and killed from landmines, says UN agency

Yemen children continue to be injured and killed from landmines, says UN agency

UNOCHA reporting from Yemen – WNN Improve It (WNN/UNOCHA) Sana’a, YEMEN, WESTERN ASIA: Thirteen-year-old Nakhlah Ramadhan was tending sheep with her younger sister Fatima on the outskirts of the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, when she stepped on a landmine. She was killed instantly; Fatima was seriously injured. In neighbouring Bani Al-Harith District, Safa’a Luqman and her […]

UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay says Yemen violence ‘appalling’

UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay says Yemen violence ‘appalling’

WNN Breaking (WNN) GENEVA: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Tuesday deplored the killing of unarmed civilians by shooting and shelling in Yemen since last week, in a renewed escalation of violence despite pledges by the Government to the contrary. “Unarmed civilians, including very young children, have been shot and left dead […]