HRM: 17,000 detainees held by the putschists

HRM: 17,000 detainees held by the putschists

The Yemeni Human Rights Ministry has said that the number of detainees and forced disappeared persons held by the Houthi-Saleh militias reached 17,000.

In a statement, it further cited that the Defense Minister Mahmoud al-Subaihi, the veteran politician Mohammed Qahtan and the two commanders Nasser Mansour Hadi and Faisal Rajab are still disappeared, though the UN Resolution 2216 stipulated to release them.

The statement also noted that the Houthi-Saleh militias continue silencing the mouths of oppositionists, saying that they turned more than 400 public and private facilities into custodies.

According to the statement, 73 detainees died under death, making reference that all types of torture are used inside the Houthi-Saleh militias.

While all local and international organizations demand the Hotuhi-Saleh militias to release the detainees and forced disappeared persons, the militias continue their campaigns of detentions and torture, the statement went on.

The statement said that the Houthi-Saleh militias have recently illegally trialed 36 detainees, asking the international community to act decisively and put pressures on the militias to end suffering of the Yemeni people.


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