Human Rights Ministry holds Houthi militia accountable for Anwar Arrakn’s death

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Human Rights Ministry has held Iran-backed Houhi putschist militia responsible for the death of the journalist, Anwar Arrakn.

Arrakn was reported to have died due to barbaric torture he was subjected to during his detention the militia’s jails for one year.

A statement by the Ministry read: ” The Ministry followed the incident of the death of the journalist Anwar Arrakn, two days following he was released by the Houthi militia in the quarter of Assaleh in the city of Taiz, where he had been forced disappeared for more than one year”.

The statement added:” based on a notification by the Anwar’s family and medical examiner, his family received his body while he was terminal , he just passed way two days later as a result of brutal torture”.

The statement noted that Arrakn was subjected to brutal torture, starvation, inhumane treatment and so on”.

The Ministry called on the International community to bear its humanitarian responsibilities and mount pressure upon the militia to release all detainees and forced disappeared persons in its jails.


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