Yemen: Military Intervention

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 17th September 2020.

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Photo of Zarah Sultana Zarah Sultana Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July to Question 68798, how many alleged breaches or violations of International Humanitarian Law in Yemen took place in (a) 2015, (b) 2016, (c) 2017, (d) 2018, (e) 2019 and (f) 2020 to date.

Photo of James Heappey James Heappey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Disaggregating the number of alleged instances of breaches or violations of International Humanitarian Law in Yemen listed on the "Tracker" database would be misleading without the addition of sensitive contextual information, which I am withholding as its disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice relations between the United Kingdom and other states.

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