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Capitulating to Saudis, UN 'Shamefully' Backs Compromise Probe Into Yemen Crimes


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Capitulating to Saudis, UN 'Shamefully' Backs Compromise Probe Into Yemen Crimes

Lauren McCauley, staff writer

The United Nations' capitulation to the Saudi Arabia government is being decried as "shameful" by international human rights and aid organizations, after the Gulf monarchy successfully lobbied the UN's Human Rights Council (HRC) to drop its bid for an independent, international investigation into potential war crimes being committed in Yemen.