By: Hassan Al-Haifi
January 10, 2012
Again, Amnesty International asserted that granting immunity to Saleh, his relatives and cronies constitutes a violation of international laws and Yemen is obligated to adhere to laws preventing immunity to violators of human rights. The Interim Director of the Middle East and North Africa at AI says:
“This is a smack in the face for justice, made all the more glaring by the fact that protesters have been calling for an end to impunity since mass protests began in early 2011”.
Here is the text of the press release by AI on this issue: