NGO: 12636 abductions, enforced disappearances of civilians by Houthi
The Yemeni Network for Rights and Freedoms said on Monday its monitors of human rights violations documented 12636 abductions and enforced disappearances against civilians by the Houthi militia in 2019.
The organization said the coupist militia committed 10,099 abduction cases and 2537 enforced disappearances in different parts of north and western Yemen where the militia rules by force.
“Among the abducted were politicians, students and activists. And of them are 52 women,” the NGO said in a statement.
The NGO said among the forcefully disappeared are 231 women and 158 children.
“(Our) monitors team reported 719 cases of torture and 48 executions inside jails.” The tortures methods included electrocution, assaults, starvation and deprivation of sleep.