Drone strikes on Yemen don’t make my country safer – or yours

The last thing we need is to lose innocent life to bad intelligence, yet this is what is happening, again and again, says Yemen’s minister for human rights

On the bad days, I think my job must be one of the hardest in the world. My country, Yemen, is in the midst of civil war. My government is fighting two extremist groups: Al-Qaida and the Houthis. As the minister of human rights, it is my responsibility to ensure that the fundamental rights of Yemenis, spelled out in our constitution, are protected.

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