In a heinous crime added to the militia’s black record, citizens of the Harf Sufyan district in Amran governorate, northern Yemen, found the skeletons of 16 people from the district who were kidnapped by the Houthi group in 2010 and hid from their families.
A human rights network revealed that the skeletons of the bodies of abductees were found by the Houthis, in a cave in Amran Governorate, after 13 years. The Yemeni Network for Rights and Freedoms said, in tweets on its Twitter account, yesterday (Monday): that the people found skeletons with hands tied belonging to the kidnapped people in a cave in the district, whose gate was blocked with stones and mud.
The Yemeni network published the names of the 16 abductees from whom the rest of them were found, and they are: Sheikh Saleh bin Nasser Khamosi, Saleh Mohsen Saleh Jamila, Hadi Saleh Jamila, Hamid Ali Dajran, Amin Saleh Ghabeeb Dajran, Qayed Saleh Dajran, Bakil Hadi Ali Laki, Hadi Ahmed Hamoud Al-Moj, Hamid Hadi Shaiban, Abdullah Hadi Shaiban, Saleh Abdullah Shaiban, Muhammad Hadi Shaiban, Baqi bin Baqi Dhawi, Qaid Qadir Ali Munjid, Yahya Hadi Mahfel, and Ghaylan Saleh Ghaylan.
According to eyewitnesses and local sources, the skeletons had their hands tied, indicating that the abductees were tortured and killed in cold blood.
For their part, the families of the victims insisted on opening an international investigation into this human massacre, which is added to the series of crimes committed by the Houthi group against civilians, stressing the need to hold the perpetrators accountable and punished.