Houthi group practices brutal tortures against oppositionists
Alsahwah.net- A rights group, Hood,
that visited the persons who were released on Saturday, pointing out that their
conditions are very deteriorated and that they were transferred to hospitals.
Hood said it will issue
a report about tortures practiced by the Houthi group.
For its part, Raqeeb human
rights organization denounced torturing of the four persons, affirming that the
Houthi group used to torture protesters in Sana'a.
Raqeeb said that these
violations are systemically carried out on basis of sectarianism.
It called President Abdu Rabo Mansour Hadi and the interim government to
shoulder their responsibilities and protect civilians in Saada, demanding to
form an investigation committee to probe violations committed by the group.
It further appealed to local
and international human rights groups to put pressures on the Houthi group and
force it to end its violations.
Meanwhile, the state-run
Al-Jumhoria Newspaper reported on Saturday that the group seeks to recruit
Yemeni independent youth in Sana'a and Taiz with the aim of fighting in Saada,
pointing out that it offered salaries of YR70,000 a month.
Houthi group stormed on
Thursday schools in Kahlan Al-Sharaf of Hajja governorate , held students and
forced them to read their own manuals.
Local sources told
Alsahwah.net that the fighters positioned on a top of a mountain , pointing out
that the residents repelled them and forced them to withdraw.
The group carries
outan arrest campaign against of local
residents of Saada governorate for unknown reasons, local sources said.
The sources affirmed
that scores of Houthi fighters and armed vehicles stormed a village in Saada
and took residents to unknown places.
According to locals, the
residents were arrested as they were affiliated to political sides that
contradict the Houthi group.
threatened residents of areas after media outlets started to release news
stories about violations practiced by the Houthi group.
Media sources have
stated the Houthi group conducted last in late May an arrest campaign against
activists, politicians, teachers, students as well as football players in Saada.
Akhbar Alyawam newspaper
quoted an officer of an international human rights group operating in Yemen as
saying that he had information about torture and violations practiced in
private prisons of the Houthi group against its oppositionists.