VIDEO: Houthi militias using civilian prisoners in Hudaydah as human shields
Reports suggest Houthi militias have been using civilian prisoners in the port city of al-Hudaydah as human shields and transferring them from one location to another to face the line of fire.
A report by the National Organization for Defending Rights and Freedoms (HOOD) entitled 'Human Shields in Hodeidah' said that "329 prisoners, both persons imprisoned in connection with criminal offences and persons forcibly disappeared and used as human shield for opposing the Saleh-Houthi militias have been killed".
In total, HOOD said that the Saleh-Houthi coup militias' arrests of civilians in Hudaydah "amount to 2,304 recorded cases in the period from October 2014 to the end of May 2017”.
Al Arabiya’s Bashayer Almutairi reports.
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