Association for Defending Victims of Terrorism – Mwatana for Human Rights has issued a new report about human rights situation on Yemen in 2022.
In this report, it has documented at least 1066 incidents of violations against civilians and civilian objects, some of which amount to war crimes. At least 388 civilians were killed, including 134 children and 19 women, and not less than 880 civilians were injured, including 383 children and 70 women, these incidents caused widespread damage to vital infrastructure, including hospitals, schools, and service facilities.
The airstrikes of the Saudi/UAE-led coalition continued to kill and injure civilians, and destroyed civilian objects, including residential neighborhoods, a service facility, hospitals, schools, a university, a prison, farms, a water scheme, public roads, and civilian vehicles. In 2022, Mwatana documented 28 airstrikes, killing at least 110 civilians, including 14 children and 3 women, and injuring at least 175 civilians, including 19 children and 6 women.
“The continued deteriorating human rights situation in Yemen is one of the consequences of the policy of impunity promoted by the international community. The tragedy of civilians in Yemen must end, and states must play a positive role in promoting international criminal accountability rather than standing by.” Osama Al-Faqeh, Director of Advocacy at Mwatana for Human Rights, said.