Yemen reverses decision to expel UN human rights official
Yemen has decided to rescind its order to expel, George Abu al-Zulof, the top UN human rights representative in the country.
|In a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Ambassador to the UN , Khaled Alyemany, said the government had decided "to maintain the status quo." There were reports last Thursday that the Yemen Foreign Ministry had declared al-Zulof as persona non grata in Yemen. The ministry accused al-Zulof of not being impartial in his assessment of the human rights situation in Yemen.|
"For more cooperation between the government of Yemen and all organs and bodies of the United Nations, the government has decided to maintain the status quo of the country representative of the OHCHR representative in Yemen,"