Yemen government: Detention of NRC's staff is a terrorist act
2/21/2017 12:54:00 AM
The Yemeni government has denounced the detention of 12 employees of Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) from al-Hudeidah city.
Minister of the Local Administration Abdul-Raqeeb Fatah affirmed that militias of the Houthis and ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh stormed into NRC in al-Hudeidah city and detained its staff, emphasizing that this act violates all international and humanitarian laws.
Fatah demanded to immediately release the NRC's employees, holding the Houthis responsible for the safety of the staff, as Saba reported.
In addition to the detention of NRC's, the militias also confiscated its relief commodities.