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Expert Affidavit of Navanethem Pillay

Appears in case: Urgent Application for Judicial Review against the NCACC and Minister of Defence


South Africa


Armed Conflict in Yemen

Recipient State

Saudi Arabia

Document Type

Claimant Submissions

This expert affidavit submitted by the claimants in the complaint against the Chairperson of the NCACC and the Minister of Defenceattests to the reliability of the information produced by the United Nations, and in particular the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen, which forms the evidential basis of this judicial challenge. It also makes reference to the UK court case initiated by Campaign against Arms Trade, in particular how the UK court made reference to NGO and UN Panel reports in order to identify a pattern of IHL violations in Yemen.