YOCHT: Four women commit suicide inside militia prisons in Sana’a in 2 weeks
The Yemeni Organization for Combating Human Trafficing (YOCHT) has revealed the suicide of four kidnapped women in the Houthi militia’s prisons in Sana’a since the beginning of underway month, Ramadan.
YOCHT said in a statement, a copy of which obtained by September Net, that it has documented the recent suicide of two women entered the prisons of the Houthi militia; the first in one of militia’s secret prisons, and the other in the central prison during the month of Ramadan.
The statement added that “the (YOCHT) has identified and documented two similar suicide cases, bringing the number of cases of women who died by suicide in the prisons of the Houthi militia to four cases.”
YOCHT noted that it monitored the attempt of 9 other kidnappers to commit suicide in the prisons of the Houthis.
The statement pointed out that the suicide of the kidnappers, confirms the extent of criminal practices against them and make them choose to die after discrediting their dignity and committed violations against them.
According to the statement, the militia transferred more than 90 women from its secret prisons in the central prison in the capital Sana’a, and replaced the guards of the women’s section with female soldiers of their followers and prevented visiting them.
The statement stressed that the crimes committed against the abducted women are a continuation of the offense that had been revealed by the (YOCHT) previously, including the detention of nearly 200 women in secret prisons, before referring most of them to the central prison.