Houthis killed 59 civilians in Taiz in first half of 2020, says NGO
Houthi militants killed 59 civilians including 14 women and 16 children in Taiz during the first half of 2020, a local NGO based in the central Yemen province said Tuesday.
The Human Rights Information and Training Center said in a periodical report members of the theocratic militia committed 311 various abuses including the killings by heavy shelling, sniper shootings and landmines.
Some of the abuses, the NGO’s report says, amount to “bloody massacres” and involved the killing of 27 civilians and injury of 33 others including women and children.
The NGO said its abuse monitors documented the burning of three children and one woman to death, execution of two men and the torture of one child until death.