FOI release

FOI release: alleged breaches of international humanitarian law Yemen

Provision of Legal advice on ministerial responses to alleged breaches of international humanitarian law in Yemen.

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Legal advice on ministerial responses to alleged breaches of international humanitarian law in Yemen

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FOI 0734-16 explains that, as stated in Written Ministerial statement HCWC125, it became clear that the drafting of answers to 4 written questions and 2 responses given in debates relating to allegations of breaches of International Humanitarian Law did not accurately reflect the position as set out in numerous other written questions and debates on this topic. The Government legal department were consulted on 4, 6, 19 and 20 July and Counsel on 4, 7 and 20 July. Some information was withheld under section 40 (personal information) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Published 11 November 2016