Still repercussions horrific crime Last Saturday, the Houthi coup militia carried out executions of 9 Yemenis by firing squad in Sanaa, including a minor.
That horrific scene shocked Yemenis and the world, and local and international condemnations followed, stressing that this crime is no different from the field executions that it carried out. terrorist organizations Such as “Al-Qaeda” and “ISIS” in their areas of control.
Hide for more than 6 months
And things did not stop at this point, as judicial sources reported that the victims who… The militia executed them They have been forcibly hidden for more than 6 months.
They were also subjected to severe forms of torture before the execution of the sentences, including threats of shooting, torture by burning, and electric shocks.
The accused in Sanaa
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice in the legitimate government, Faisal Al-Majidi, revealed that the militia assaulted the victims with severe beatings, including flogging, hanging, and standing on one leg.
He added that the torture operations were carried out by several people.
It is noteworthy that last Saturday, the Houthi militia executed 9 people in the capital, Sana’a, after accusing them of involvement in the killing of the head of its political council, Saleh Al-Sammad.
Video clips, which spread among Yemenis on the communication sites at the time, showed Houthi members emptying bullets into the heads of the detainees while they were lying on the ground with their hands tied.
“Following in the footsteps of ISIS and al-Qaeda”
This came hours after the Yemeni Minister of Information, Muammar Al-Eryani, warned of a crime that the Iranian-backed militia would commit by executing these detainees, especially since they included a child under the age of 18.
He also pointed out that these alleged rulings issued by the militia against the nine civilians are a full-fledged premeditated murder, considering that what the Houthis are doing is a clone of the Iranian regime’s model in liquidating political opponents, and is not different from the field executions carried out by terrorist organizations such as “Al-Qaeda” and “” ISIS” in its areas of control.
It is noteworthy that Al-Samad was killed in April 2018, in an air strike in Hodeidah, western Yemen. The leader, who was killed along with six others, was among the most prominent officials killed by the militia since the beginning of their coup against legitimacy in mid-2014.