Reform of the Security Sector in Yemen

Security sector reform in Yemen requires bringing an end to the plurality of competing apparatuses and creating effective legislative, judicial and civil society oversight over the sector.  Interference of the security apparatus in political life has to be prevented. Accountability and transparency over its performance has to be introduced.

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