The assets of Yemeni ruler Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was murdered in 2017, are probably distributed among at least 20 countries. The repatriation of the illegally accumulated funds is proving to be particularly tricky.
In early 2020, CiFAR published a report Yemen’s Stolen Assets: Past and Future, explaining both some of the challenges that led to the situation where the former regime was able to hide money overseas and some of the challenges Yemen is facing and will face in recovering that money.
Zenith magazine looked at the issue of Yemen’s stolen asset and interviewed CiFAR’s Lucia Cizmaziova, introducing the results of the study.
Read the full article (in German) here.