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In a first, Yemenis seek redress for U.S. drone strikes at Inter-American rights body

On Jan 26, Reprieve filed a petition and witness statement at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, on behalf of a Yemeni family that has repeatedly been targeted by the US.

Reporters from the Washington Post wrote: “The petition, the first of its kind to be submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, asserts that six drone strikes and one Special Operations raid targeting Yemen’s al-Bayda governorate during the Obama and Trump administrations inflicted catastrophic damage on two families. Among the dead, the survivors say, were nine children and several members of Yemen’s military.” 

Read the full story at the Post here.