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The Southern Independent Group is an informal, independent group formed by and consists of human rights defenders from South Yemen, of whom are based primarily in South Yemen, the Middle East and Europe. The Group is not affiliated to any of the warring parties in Yemen and it simply seeks to highlight and promote awareness of the Human Rights issues in South Yemen, primarily the right of the South Yemen people for self-determination. The Group works with governmental and non-governmental agencies and organizations and similar aim organizations to achieve its objectives; in particular, the Group utilizes the periodic United Nations Human Rights Council Sessions in Geneva as a platform to do so.


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