“Houthi” committed thousands of violations against the children of Hajour

August 5, 2019

The Yemeni Network of Rights and Freedoms revealed that the Huthi militias have committed thousands of violations, war crimes and crimes against humanity in the areas of Hajour in Hajjah province.

The network also considered that the international community, the United Nations and its envoy to Yemen are absent from the roles expected of them.

In its details, the network said it monitored more than 11,000 human rights violations in the Hajour tribal areas of Hajjah province in northwestern Yemen by al-Houthi militias between January and April of the same year.

According to the report, the violations varied between murder, physical assaults, arrests, abduction and forced disappearances, forced displacement , as well as the destruction of homes and private property, violations of children’s rights and the right to education.

The network’s field team documented more than 120 killings by Iranian-backed terrorist groups.

The team also documented over 640 cases, 25 cases of torture and ill-treatment of detainees, and more than 350 arbitrary arrests.

the team monitored more than 109 cases of closure of educational schools, occupying 20 schools and turning them into military barracks for Houthi militias.

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