Farouk Baakar was on duty as a medic at al-Rashid hospital the day a bleeding man was brought into the emergency room with gunshot wounds and signs of torture. He’d been whipped across the back and hung by his wrists for days.
Yemeni medic Farouk Baakar demonstrates how he was shackled to a wall during his torture in a prison run by Yemen’s Houthis. (AP)
The mothers’ group says at least 126 prisoners have died from torture since the Houthis took over the capital, Sanaa, in late 2014. (AP)
Monir al-Sharqi was burned so severely by acid. A family member said he was held and tortured by Houthis in Taiz for a year. Monir can't tell as he lost his memory. #Yemen https://t.co/1dTUI7uhVr pic.twitter.com/rGvI6eIWKB— Maggie Michael (@mokhbersahafi) December 7, 2018
Anas al-Sarrari a 26-year-old critic of Houthi was brutality tortured, until he became paralyzed. (AP)
Horrifying stories of "extreme torture" inside Houthi jails. Prisoners' faces smashed in with batons, hung from chains by their wrists or genitals for weeks at a time, scorched with acid. At least 30 black sites documented in Sanaa alone. https://t.co/oPTqpGYw60— Louisa Loveluck (@leloveluck) December 7, 2018