Saleh left a very unfortunate legacy: HRW





Human Rights Watch said the killing of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh underscored the need to support an investigation into Yemen’s war violations.

“Saleh’s death underscores the need for governments to support a new panel of UN experts to investigate violations by all parties in the war in Yemen,” the organization said in a statement posted on its website.

“The circumstances of Saleh’s death are still unclear,” the statement said.

“Saleh left a very unfortunate legacy,” and pointed out that “has been corrupting political solutions throughout the transitional process in Yemen.”the statement pointed out.

The organization called for “enabling the Committee (Committee of Experts) to perform its work so that thousands of Yemenis who have suffered a degree of redress”.

“The United States, the United Kingdom and other countries should fully support the UN panel of experts and seek justice for Yemenis,” the statement added.