Houthi rebels ‘militarising’ hospitals, warns Amnesty

November 11, 2018

Houthi rebels have turned a medical centre in Yemen’s contested city of Hodeidah into a sniper position, a sign the Iran-backed group is “militarising” hospitals, and using civilians as human shields, Amnesty International has warned. The report came as more than a dozen aid groups sounded the alarm about the “catastrophic” impact of renewed fighting between the rebels and a Saudi Arabia-led coalition over the Red Sea city.

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