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1. #Yemen #UN Group of Eminent Experts just released second annual report.

GEE recommend states strengthen their mandate at #UN Human Rights Council this month, incl. to collect + preserve evidence of abuse and report directly to HRC.

Thread below.

ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HR…
2. After release of first report, #Yemen #UAE #Saudi #Egypt refused to cooperate with group.

Despite restrictions, GEE conducted >600 interviews w/ victims, witnesses and other sources, and examined a large volume of documentary and open-source material.
3. Legal context: non-international armed conflict between Houthis and GoY, with coalition as parties (tbd how UAE/Yemen battles impact in future).

Also note other non-international armed conflicts, incl between AQAP and GoY, with IHL applying to US actions against AQAP.
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💰George Nader💰

George Nader, the disgraced & recently indicted child sex trafficker & child porn aficionado is in the thick of Team Trump global shenanigans from the notorious Seychelles meet to Qatar Blockade to Psy Group & more.

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Trump’s lack of prep’n for victory & disorganized transition created a vacuum that, as RU/ME sought out access & influence, was quickly filled by a number of people eager to portray themselves as access brokers or to generate personal biz opportunities.
nytimes.com/2019/04/20/us/…
But prior to the 2016elex in addition to RU’s efforts to influence the American electorate in favor of Trump, ME foreign actors also assisted w/ the SocMed influence ops to help Trump & harm Cruz/HRC.

Nader among others were key to these influence ops to swing the elex to Trump
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💰Nader - Kirill Dmitriev

11/9/16, at 9:34 am, Kirill Dmitriev, the head of Russia’s sovereign wealth fund and an informal envoy for President Vladimir V. Putin, sent a text message to George Nader a friend with ties to the Trump campaign. #RDIF #Dmitriev
nytimes.com/2019/04/20/us/…
Erik Prince’s RU contact Kirill Dmitriev:

“I think that we can be helpful in guiding this relationship understanding each of the sides well :). My boss (Putin) sends his warmest greetings and I will see him again early next week.”

thedailybeast.com/erik-princes-r…
Mr. Dmitriev wanted to connect quickly with someone in Trump’s inner circle, By the end of the month, he was in touch with Rick Gerson, a friend of Kushner’s who manages a New York hedge fund.
#Gerson
fastcompany.com/90233994/how-a…
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"During the call, KISYLAK asked FLYNN to set-up a VTC between President-elect Trump & Russian President PUTIN on January 21st"

"FLYNN volunteered that after the election, he had a closed door meeting with Kisylak & Jared KUSHNER at Trump Tower in New York City"
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“FLYNN explained that other meetings took place between the TRUMP team and various other countries took place prior to the inauguration, and were sensitive inasmuch other countries did not want the then current administration to know about them.” #MbZ
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"FLYNN described SERGUN as someone the U.S. could work with."

📌1/3/16: Igor Sergun, the head of Russia’s secretive GRU military intel service died of unknown causes just weeks after reportedly being sent to Syria to negotiate with President Bashar al-Assad.
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