Ban condemns UN rights official's expulsion from Yemen

January 8, 2016 11:48 PM

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UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned Yemen's decision to expel the United Nations Human Rights representative in the war-torn country, voicing 'extreme concern' for the safety of the remaining national and international staff.

"The Secretary-General stresses that United Nations staff must never be threatened or sanctioned for doing their work, which is based on the United Nations Charter," a statement issued by his spokesman said.

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