The Yemeni Coalition to Monitor Human Rights Violations said that it had documented 1,635 abductees subjected to various types of physical and psychological torture and cruel treatment inside the prisons of the Houthi terrorist militia, during six years.
In a report, the coalition said that it had documented 1635 abductees being tortured in the prisons of the Houthi militia, including 109 children, 33 women and 78 elderly people, distributed over 17 Yemeni governorates.
The report indicated that 1,427 abductees were subjected to psychological and physical torture, including (101) children, (24) women and (63) elderly. Houthi torture of the abductees resulted in some of them suffering total and half paralysis, and others with chronic diseases, memory loss, and visual and hearing disabilities.
The report also documented, “208 other abductees were subjected to the most severe and cruel types of torture that led to their death, including 8 children, 9 women and 15 elderly people. As a result, a number of abductees were subjected to physical liquidation inside the prisons of the Houthi militia, or the cruelty and ugliness of torture pushed them to commit suicide.
According to the report, the Capital Municipality recorded the highest rate of torture of abductees inside Houthi prisons, with (430) cases of physical and psychological torture of abducted civilians, including (12) children, (8) women and (12) elderly people, in addition to (48) abductees who were tortured to death, including ( 4) elderly people and (8) women (5) of whom committed suicide inside the central prison after being raped at gunpoint and severe torture.
The report included statistics of torture crimes in the rest of the governorates during the period covered by the report, the most important of which were (Hajjah, Ibb, Hodeidah, and Taiz).